After ‘Rushed’ Vote, Thomas Massie Points Out That Congress Has Now ‘Spent More Money on Ukraine in Six Months Than We Spend On All US Roads and Bridges in a Year’

U.S. House Rep Thomas Massie (R-KY) is one of 57 GOP reps who voted against a nearly $40 billion aid package for Ukraine that passed the House last night.

In a tweet this morning, Massie pointed out, “Counting last night’s rushed vote, Congress has now spent more money on Ukraine in six months than we spend on all US roads and bridges in a year.”

Massie added that it was “something to think about the next time you are stuck in traffic or replacing a bent rim.”

Prior to the vote last night, Massie took aim at the president in another tweet where he declared, “Biden is more concerned with sending billions of $ to Ukraine than he is about baby formula shortages here in the United States.”

U.S. House Rep Paul Gosar (R-AZ) also voiced his displeasure with the bill in a tweet where he noted, “Biden wants to send FORTY BILLION that has been taken from taxpayers to Ukraine while our borders remain wide open with historic crossings.”

“This Regime prioritizes every other country before it even thinks about our own – this is the definition of America Last. I VOTE NO!” Gosar exclaimed.

The bill was also opposed by U.S. House Rep Jim Jordan (R-OH), who typically wouldn’t be one to oppose such a measure.

“More money for Ukraine while baby formula is out of stock for Americans? Voted No,” Jordan said in a tweet.

Jordan also went on Laura Ingraham’s Fox News show, “The Ingraham Angle,” to explain his decision to vote against the legislation, which now heads to the senate.

The bill appears likely to pass the senate as Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) told reporters yesterday after speaking with Joe Biden that “I think we all agree the most important thing going on in the world right now is the war in Ukraine.”

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