Rep. Gaetz: 'We Are Sleepwalking into a War' - 'Regime Change in Russia' Is the Goal

From CNS Newsposted 2 weeks ago

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House Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) (Getty Images)

(CNS News) — House Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) criticized lawmakers who voted on Wednesday to send $40 billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine, explaining that they are engaging in a proxy war to bring about regime change in Russia, and are unwilling to hold a vote on authorizing the use of military force. “We are sleepwalking into a war, and the American people are left in the dark,” said Gaetz.

Speaking on the House floor on May 11, Gaetz said, “Just a year ago, we lost a war against goat herders waving rifles [in Afghanistan]. Now we’re rushing to fight a nation that has 6,000 nuclear warheads. Representatives now recklessly assert that we are at war. Congressman [Seth] Moulton [D-Mass.] said last week, ‘We’re not just at war to support the Ukrainians, we’re fundamentally at war — although somewhat through a proxy — with Russia.’”

 

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