issues to Biden greater than Hawaii – Ron Paul

52 issues to Biden greater than Hawaii – Ron Paul

The retired congressman has slammed the US president for backing a “shedding warfare” as Maui burns

President Joe Biden is demanding one other $24 billion for Ukraine whereas the US “disintegrates,” former Texas congressman Ron Paul wrote on Monday, mentioning the unprecedented devastation from the Hawaii fires.

It’s “exhausting to take a look at latest footage of the devastation in Maui after which hear President Biden inform Congress that he wants one other $24 billion for Ukraine,” Paul stated. “How can this Administration proceed to justify tens of billions of {dollars} for this shedding warfare that’s not in our curiosity whereas the remainder of the US disintegrates?”

The US has poured “nicely over $120 billion” into the “proxy warfare on Russia,” Paul added. He cited a Heritage Basis evaluation that calculated this comes out to $900 from each US family, at a time when most People say they’ll’t afford a $1,000 emergency.

“What number of People would fairly have these $900 {dollars} again of their pocket fairly than within the pockets of Lockheed-Martin, Raytheon, and Ukraine’s oligarchs?” Paul requested, noting that even the institution media is now admitting that “Ukraine isn’t profitable and can’t win.”

“Persevering with to pour cash right into a shedding trigger will simply lead to chapter at dwelling and extra useless Ukrainians abroad,” Paul concluded. 

The Texas doctor served in Congress for a complete of 23 years and ran for president 3 times – as a Libertarian in 1988, and in Republican primaries in 2008 and 2012 – earlier than retiring in 2013 to discovered the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity.

A number of fires broke out in Hawaii final week, devastating the island of Maui and virtually destroying the historic city of Lahaina. As of Sunday, the demise toll was reported at 96, with a minimum of 1,000 extra individuals nonetheless lacking. 

“That is the biggest pure catastrophe we’ve ever skilled,” Hawaii Governor Josh Inexperienced stated at a information convention on Sunday. Damages to properties alone had been estimated at $6 billion. 

Biden spent the weekend on the seaside in Rehoboth, Delaware. He stated “no remark” when requested about Maui. White Home press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre on Monday confirmed there have been no plans for the president to go to Hawaii. 

Final week, Biden despatched Congress a request for $13 billion in “safety help” and $7.3 billion for “financial and humanitarian help” for Ukraine, which has included paying the salaries of presidency staff in Kiev. 

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