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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other European leaders have applauded the US for passing a vital €89 billion aid bill which has been struggling to make it through the House of Representatives for months.

The House swiftly approved roughly €89 billion in foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and other US allies in a rare Saturday session as Democrats and Republicans banded together after months of hard-right resistance over renewed American support for repelling Russia’s invasion.

With an overwhelming vote, €57 billion in aid for Ukraine passed in a matter of minutes, a strong showing as American lawmakers race to deliver a fresh round of US support to the war-torn ally. Many Democrats cheered on the House floor and waved blue-and-yellow flags of Ukraine.

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[-] AngryCommieKender 54 points 1 month ago

Hey, Republicans, do y'all remember Red Dawn? Those two movies you made about The USSR and Russia being the ultimate evil enemy that was going to invade and must be stopped? You do? Good.

My real question is, why in the name of all that is Murican, ARE YOU ACTIVELY HELPING RUSSIA WITH THEIR ILLEGAL AND UNPROVOKED INVASION‽‽‽

[-] ripcord 16 points 1 month ago

"Red Dawn" is the most compelling reminder here...?

[-] AngryCommieKender 20 points 1 month ago

I know several conservatives that swore that movie was a very probable scenario in the 80s-00s. AFAIK they've all left the party.

[-] ripcord 6 points 1 month ago* (last edited 1 month ago)

I just figured instead of a mildly popular cold war era fictional book/movie, a better reminder would be the, you know, cold war.

[-] [email protected] -1 points 1 month ago

Well if "several conseravtives" believed it....

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