Sen. Rand Paul blocks $40B Ukraine aid package

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  • robert mace
    robert mace Před 10 dny +113

    Thank you Rand Paul, at least someone in Washington has some common sense

    • arc arcon
      arc arcon Před 8 dny +1

      I wish yall learned the deal more honestly, its not 40b we could use anymore really. Its straight up 95% already paid and in use by the us or reserved assets, you can ask urself do we really need that equipment after leaving afghanistan and having gear already in iraq, vs a nation destroying expensive russian shit and kicking its ass.

    • Tiny Barlow
      Tiny Barlow Před 10 dny +3

      Thank both of you for standing up for us

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather Před 10 dny +6

      And cares about them shafting "We The People".

  • BlazinHot 6
    BlazinHot 6 Před 11 dny +42

    Why would anyone be against appointing an Inspector General to catalog and inventory such a large amount of money and lethal weapons? It's immoral to NOT have accounting oversight on this.

    • Robbin Perers
      Robbin Perers Před 11 dny +4

      @Kameron Jones ohhh yes we did and no it was not. Rewriting a narrative are you? At 83 billion and now 40 billion what do you consider older? And how much of it is not usable in combat today?
      What was our savings on this gear and equipment that did not have to be re-contracted? Since I know for a fact it is quality gear and equipment (on both giveaways) you should go there fully armed and tell just one of them to pull the stuff off. I trust you are confident in the gear "you would wear to this discussion" to come back alivs? Let us hear some real insider info. on this.
      There has to be a line of BS you are relying upon with this or is your last name in line with the first Usay?...Uday.
      Tell me does 2" manilla rope feel?
      How does the Tomahawk we gave you taste for breakfast?
      I know you have the straight scoop on this 123 billion. You just have too.

    • Kameron Jones
      Kameron Jones Před 11 dny

      @Casper S. We didn't loose anything in Afghanistan most of that was older stuff the Afghanistan army had.

    • BlazinHot 6
      BlazinHot 6 Před 11 dny +1

      @Casper S. I agree with you. But do take some solace in that the weapons we are giving Ukraine are from older stockpiles, and needed to be used or demolished at some point. We hadnt purchased a Javelin or a Stinger in almost 20 years, because neither had any use in our middle eastern conflicts.

  • Bert Lamar
    Bert Lamar Před 10 dny +43

    Thank you Senator Paul, for wanting to know where this money is being spent. Our Congress is great a hiding things in their bills and wanting quick passages.

    • Robert Tucker
      Robert Tucker Před 9 dny


    • Sick Faux
      Sick Faux Před 9 dny +2

      goes to the defense contractors they own stock in

  • C. Laney
    C. Laney Před 12 dny +65

    Los Angeles homeless need a 40B package, it looks like a war zone out here

  • Louis Nealon
    Louis Nealon Před 12 dny +332

    They can always find the money when they want to EXCEPT when it comes to providing Americans with a proper (one payor) health insurance system.

    • Flavio
      Flavio Před 2 dny

      @Fossil Draws For the same reason that Americans can cry about Russia's wars with Ukraine. Because I can call out moronic policies wether they effect me or not.

    • Fossil Draws
      Fossil Draws Před 2 dny

      @Flavio so you replied to a comment about american politicas, on a video about American politics... as an Italian. What do you care what my country spends our money on?

    • Flavio
      Flavio Před 2 dny

      @Fossil Draws I'm not a republican (not even an American for that matter actually, I'm from Italy, another country that is spending a lot on Ukraine). I'm only talking about myself and other people I've talked to that oppose all this money going to Ukraine. Besides your point doesn't really mean much, since when I talk about infrastructure, I'm not saying that any bill about infrastructure should be passed, so there's that.

  • zak ortega
    zak ortega Před 11 dny +116

    Why aren't we asking "how are we going to pay for it?" We ask if any time we the people of the country ask for anything.

    • arc arcon
      arc arcon Před 8 dny

      Heres a simple response, its already paid for. Its 40b not really in cash anymore just 40b in military equipment they wanna donate. Maybe some money is involved but barely if its arms. Majority would already have been funded by the massive us budget and people really think were handing over 40b in cash in a day, if we did our economy wouldnt be the best.

    • Luciferms
      Luciferms Před 10 dny

      Putin bot, Zak is such a disgrace.
      Be a patriot

    • Henry Lafontaine
      Henry Lafontaine Před 10 dny +1

      Why are we not just paying out the same as the other countries? That is the first question that needs to be answered.

  • Identifying Me
    Identifying Me Před 11 dny +17

    Good for you Rand!!!! Thank you!!!

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Finally !!! Thank God someone finally open there eyes and said NO!! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! We are suffering here in America!!! Damn help us !!!

  • -[ S O F F Y] 🥂T[A]P Me!! to Have [𝐒]𝐄𝐗 With

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

    • The Shield
      The Shield Před 3 dny

      10% for the big guy

    • Steven Webster
      Steven Webster Před 8 dny

      @Ned Kent If that doesn't silence my, I don't know what will.

    • Jon Doc
      Jon Doc Před 10 dny +1

      @Danuta Rzymkiewicz it never is anywhere else too . It’s all in kickbacks

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Smart man in Congress , finally there's hope.

    JENNI JENNI Před 11 dny +91

    40B??!! They’re out of their minds. They refuse to help Americans, but would send billions to another country..what a joke.

    • Charles Oliver
      Charles Oliver Před 10 dny

      @ZahrDalsk according to what. Not the census demographics, so must be by some B.S. representation you heard from some political propaganda. Research and come back with the actual figures.

    • Marilyn Hadley
      Marilyn Hadley Před 10 dny

      Well said

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Smart man in Congress , finally there's hope.

  • Slots 3000
    Slots 3000 Před 11 dny +166

    I proudly quote Sen. Rand Paul, “My oath of office is to the U.S. Constitution, not to any foreign nation,” he said, adding, “We cannot save Ukraine by dooming the U.S. economy.” Rand Paul is simply honoring his taken oath as a United States Senator - can more?

  • Krishna Chaitanya
    Krishna Chaitanya Před 5 dny +2

    He should run for president of the United States he has some common sense ❤️

  • BigD888123
    BigD888123 Před 11 dny +57

    God bless rand Paul. Look at our economy and tell me it's a good idea to send another country 40B large.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Why aren't we asking "how are we going to pay for it?" We ask if any time we the people of the country ask for anything.

  • Jason Castle
    Jason Castle Před 12 dny +160

    I like how this guy talks down to him with “junior senator”.

    • Standard Commenter
      Standard Commenter Před 11 dny

      It is the correct form of addressing the respective senator from Kentucky, anyhow the attitude displayed by Sen. Paul is just apathic to the national security concern

    • Mi 💋
      Mi 💋 Před 12 dny

      18+ Content Cloveer.Monster
      mejores 😘
      siempre en mi corazón
      mañas no se la.💟
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos..

    • Geoplanet Jane
      Geoplanet Jane Před 12 dny

      @Mary Jones what’s wrong with that?

  • Rick Harvilla
    Rick Harvilla Před 12 dny +58

    We have a moral and ethical responsibility to our own country!!

    • Getsmore Cookies
      Getsmore Cookies Před 12 dny

      Appalling these comments.

    • JPGringo
      JPGringo Před 12 dny +1

      “We” means Capitol Hill and their donors. Once they open the safe, the money grab is on.

  • Henry Lafontaine
    Henry Lafontaine Před 10 dny +3

    Thank God for Senator Paul!

    • zijuiy wttuy
      zijuiy wttuy Před 4 dny


  • Laureano Ali
    Laureano Ali Před 10 dny +2

    This bill goes to show that we can easily get monthly stimulus

  • 25Lychee
    25Lychee Před 11 dny +43

    Have you ever tried to help someone from drowning and they start pushing your head down under the water forcing you to drown a lil bit?
    Yeh, thats the vibe this situation is giving.

  • Nick Nat
    Nick Nat Před 11 dny +37

    Finally !!! Thank God someone finally open there eyes and said NO!! ENOUGH IS ENOUGH!!! We are suffering here in America!!! Damn help us !!!

  • Patthana Sayaraj
    Patthana Sayaraj Před 12 dny +230

    There's nothing wrong with asking for a receipt of purchase if the money isn't yours to spend freely, to begin with.

    • Lauri N
      Lauri N Před 11 dny

      A bot stole your comment :(

  • Kristina TK
    Kristina TK Před 11 dny +23

    ASK THE ?'s FOLKS ...what else IS IN the bill and who is paying for it (the US tax payers ea paycheck) The USA is lacking the ability to FEED its own American babies (major formula shortages) Heartbreakering what's happening in Ukraine which I well understand on a personal level. Why is our media turning against us citizens ? 😔

    • Brian Korth
      Brian Korth Před 10 dny

      @matt newrocki meet our new Russian propagandist Matt everyone

  • Pacific Kai Homes, LLC
    Pacific Kai Homes, LLC Před 11 dny +4

    Thank you Rand.

  • Zep 4
    Zep 4 Před 3 dny

    I LOVE Rand Paul…a true Patriot.Those other guys are so anxious to spend money WE DON’T HAVE‼️

  • Tina Abend
    Tina Abend Před 10 dny +14

    Thankyou Rand Paul! Now if we could just get other senators to listen to his wisdom! 40 billion! That's crazy!!

  • Will Ellison
    Will Ellison Před 12 dny +13

    Thank you Rand Paul.

  • KTMs 1
    KTMs 1 Před 12 dny +38


  • Anselm Danker
    Anselm Danker Před 12 dny +10

    Great work Rand Paul.

  • Narrow Pather
    Narrow Pather Před 10 dny +11

    Thank you..... "We The People" have needs that our tax dollars can fulfill! Our Veterans, Schools, Teachers, Seniors, Children, Disabled, Unemployed due to C19, those with hospital bills that are about to send them into bankruptcy for the same reason, Nurses, Minimum wage workers, Mortgage holders, Renters, Small businesses, Farmers, Truckers, Infrastructure...We have Billions to toss to others but seemingly nothing for ourselves. All we get is the responsibility of the repayment for the debts incurred at the behest of other countries, none of the benefits. .We're in an abusive relationship and masking the cuts, breaks, and bruises! If we borrow money from the bank the first thing they want to know is how we're going to spend it, and they want collateral!

    • Rebecca House
      Rebecca House Před 9 dny

      Speak for yourself we the people don't agree with you I don't

  • donlee37
    donlee37 Před 12 dny +267

    Something is wrong when we should just accept $40B being spent without a breakdown of where it is going.

    • donlee37
      donlee37 Před 11 dny +1

      @The Arrow I’m not saying don’t help but they need to oversee the spending of the money and be more transparent

    • donlee37
      donlee37 Před 11 dny +1

      @Pandorae Eris yeah I’m sure none of it will go into the politicians friends pockets.

    • The Arrow
      The Arrow Před 11 dny +1

      The international threat USA is dealing with and you only care about domestic, but if we let countries like Ukraine and Taiwan fall in hands of our enemies, that would damage USA immensely, Ukraine provides most wheat for the world, has tons of natural resources in black sea that Russia wants to take over which would mean if Russia has access to all of that, USA and Eruope will be even more dependant on Russians in future.
      Taiwan provides 92% of the world's semiconductor chips that US military uses as well (neither US or China have achieved this technology compared to Taiwan), Taiwan's economy is also very very important to US. If we lose access to Taiwan, then that would mean ALL OF OUR advanced military tech will be dependant on China.
      You have to be VERY simple headed to not understand the global threat America has been under, please stay away from geopolitics if you have zero comprehension of it. If America doesn't show support for their allies, then many of our current allies will open more ties with China and Russia in return giving them more power and cutting us off from international power.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    He’s completely right too, no point in helping if it means your economy will collapse before a resolution happens anyway.

  • Ryisz
    Ryisz Před 11 dny +35

    He’s completely right too, no point in helping if it means your economy will collapse before a resolution happens anyway.

  • Opdragon806
    Opdragon806 Před 11 dny +3

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Елизавета Китова

    Thank you, senator Rand Paul!

  • Tallacus
    Tallacus Před 11 dny +53

    $40 Billion that should be spent on OUR people

    • Wilmingtonsown
      Wilmingtonsown Před 11 dny +1

      @Jimmy Corlzer you get public schools, free mail service, library’s that’s also socialism but carry on

    • C G
      C G Před 11 dny +4

      I agree. We don't need to send $40 billion dollars to the Ukraine. We have already sent way too much to them. Thank you Senator Rand Paul and the other senator who agreed with you. This country, the USA, needs more politicians like you two, in office. God bless and keep working for America.

  • Andy Molina
    Andy Molina Před 11 dny +16

    Helping others at the expense of our children by burdening them with higher taxes is just INSANITY!

  • Lindavid
    Lindavid Před 11 dny +20

    You have a moral obligation to Americans first, Schumer! Here’s an analogy; if my child needed help and the neighbors child needed help equally, I would be very negligent to walk out on my child and go help the neighbor’s. I wish the neighbors child well, but my DUTY is to my child first. Demoncrats don’t care, it’s all about them and their power.

    • Expletive Deleted
      Expletive Deleted Před 11 dny +1

      A politician with morals...on what planet?

    • AJ Crum
      AJ Crum Před 11 dny +3

      amen but this admin supports other countries than our own it’s disgusting

  • Philip Schonken
    Philip Schonken Před 12 dny +7

    Well done Rand Paul 👏👏👏👏👏👏

  • William Ruiz
    William Ruiz Před 12 dny +138

    Thank you so much. Is it ridiculous to send that much money. We have so many of our own veterans here in the United States that desperately need help. We cannot be the worlds savior all of the time..

    • Shannon Donahue
      Shannon Donahue Před 10 dny

      @Ivet Laru I never believed that load of shite. I protested against it. I wrote to my Congressman multiple times. I still believe the US invasion of Iraq was about a personal issue with Saddam and Bush. Chaney made millions of dollars due to his connection with Haliburton. I believe reparations are due to the people of Iraq. We can not change what happened but we can do our best to ensure it doesn't happen again.

  • Fire Storm
    Fire Storm Před 10 dny +1


  • corn pop
    corn pop Před 11 dny +9

    Agree 100% with Senator Paul

  • Vince H
    Vince H Před 12 dny +70

    How much has the EU and UK contributed to their own security?

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather Před 10 dny

      They're not tossing out billions like we are....Remember, this 40 billion is in addition to the other billions. This is beginning to feel like another transfer of wealth.

    • Sim Mack
      Sim Mack Před 11 dny


    • Expletive Deleted
      Expletive Deleted Před 11 dny +3

      The real question is how much have they paid Hunter...

    • NO NAME
      NO NAME Před 11 dny

      @Colton Conner For a supposed British guy, your English is appalling.

    • Colton Conner
      Colton Conner Před 12 dny

      @Andre Blanco of course I am been donating since it’s started we on this war together if we want to be in it or not Ukraine must win at all cost

  • Droek
    Droek Před 12 dny +5

    Thank God for Rand Paul!

  • omnidentalstudio
    omnidentalstudio Před 12 dny +71


    • Michael Jones
      Michael Jones Před 9 dny

      @Narrow Pather I repeat: It takes more work than money to help homeless people. Too many of you think we can just throw money at the problem and it will go away. I wish I could take all of you to the homeless shelter at which I volunteer to see how little money it takes and how much work. IF your really care, go volunteer. You will be welcomed with open arms!

    • Saul Jules
      Saul Jules Před 10 dny +1

      @Narrow Pather , I’m coming from to Haiti , and also I’m an American citizen , I was believed America didn’t have any problem, because lot of Haitians diaspora , who live in US . When , they go to visiting their parents and friends , the way they wear nice clothes, necklaces , watches , shoes etc ..They make , you to thinking America is a paradis on the earth , but when you come .You see things differently. I already think , American 🇺🇸 gouvernement is care about American people . I have so many years , I keep learning about American politics and I can see, there are lot of corruptions everywhere in the system . I always ask myself . Why American gouvernement is not helping their country first , before they go to help out other nations . I’m so sorry , if I make any mistake , cause I’m not born here .

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather Před 10 dny +1

      @Michael Jones The majority of our homeless and disabled veterans are war veterans. The government helped them get where they are, we can help them get their lives back together and the medical help they need! This isn't the government's money they're tossing all over the world, it's the tax dollars of We The People. We have to repay that debt. Who feeds the neighbors family while their own family starves to death!

  • 47esq
    47esq Před 16 hodinami

    Those that want to give let it come out of their account… that way Ukraine can thank Nancy and fellow democrats for their personal contribution

  • some one
    some one Před 12 dny +118

    You should ask the American People what they want to do with their money 👍

    • The Shield
      The Shield Před 3 dny

      @Naftul Zvi the war is not ending soon don't bring your hopes up.

    • Naftul Zvi
      Naftul Zvi Před 11 dny +1

      They probably want to stop paying $5 a gallon for gasoline so maybe we should want this insane war to end sooner rather then later.

    • Michael Babcock
      Michael Babcock Před 11 dny +1

      They do. They are called elections.

  • kill watchers
    kill watchers Před 8 dny

    God bless Rand Paul!

  • wuoi zuiu
    wuoi zuiu Před 9 dny

    THANK YOU RAND PAUL. At least we have one Republican in the Senate who understands they are there to represent the CITIZENS OF THE UNITED STATES

  • Lipan Taza
    Lipan Taza Před 12 dny +32

    Thank you so, so, so much Senator Paul!

    • Lipan Taza
      Lipan Taza Před 11 dny

      @Fight Davenport lol, protesting! I work almost 90 hours a week! Do you spend time working, paying taxes? If so, you would agree that it is not fair, and so far we have no representation over sent aid. We can't keep sending billions in aid without knowing where the aid is actually going.

    • Fight Davenport
      Fight Davenport Před 12 dny

      Did you spend time protesting and writing letters to your public officials to get this aid passed? Unanimous vote shouldn't have a 1 man blockage unless he's not representing his people. It's unlikely his constituents felt opposite of the rest fo us. It's not fair and it's not representation or democracy.

  • UdhayaSankar Kannan
    UdhayaSankar Kannan Před 12 dny +21

    I support and agree with Rand Paul. Every single penny need to be accountable and need the receipt how they spend it.

      BELIEVE in JESUS Před 12 dny

      Repent to Jesus Christ
      ““Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes?”
      ‭‭Matthew‬ ‭6:25‬ ‭NIV‬‬

  • Oscar Libertini
    Oscar Libertini Před 12 dny +20

    We Americans need the help thank you so much Mr Paul

    • Aname
      Aname Před 11 dny +1

      Seriously… if was on the wealthy side of things I’d really just campaign for this man year round.. Someone with common sense is in government.

  • Philo McMasters
    Philo McMasters Před 12 dny +29

    I don’t think I am a democrat anymore… put me in the independent category…

    • Criminal Fun
      Criminal Fun Před 11 dny

      You're still responsible for everything you voted for. Your war, your gas prices, your food shortages.

    • Dustin Gervais
      Dustin Gervais Před 12 dny +4

      Welcome to sanity. What changed your mind?

  • n/a n/a
    n/a n/a Před 11 dny +14

    The policy should be "No Federal Balanced Budget Amendment:No Federal budget" as in a federal budget wouldn't be allowed to pass until an amendment gets added to the constitutions that mandated balanced budgets. The year 2001 was the last year the budget was balanced, so both parties are responsible for the inflation.

  • lol3142
    lol3142 Před 11 dny +8

    We need more Rand Pauls

  • Shamar Levinloyd
    Shamar Levinloyd Před 12 dny +139

    Rand Paul is the only politician I know right now willing to save taxpayers' money by taking action. They're literally passing these bills like it was charities. Throwing money doesn't always solve problems.

    • 9nu0yed
      9nu0yed Před 11 dny

      So how is this "saving" taxpayer money, exactly? Do you know the GDP of the USA? I'd rather funnel my taxpayer's money into helping a country actively defend themselves from a massive threat, thanks.
      You and Paul deserve each other.

    • Notitas Del dia
      Notitas Del dia Před 11 dny

      How exactly is he saving money, what bill has he introduced to protect the America tax payers??

    • Siska Ricis
      Siska Ricis Před 12 dny

      18+ Content Aneska-Jk.Monster
      mejores 😘
      siempre en mi corazón
      mañas no se la.💟
      Son unos de los mejores conciertos

    • Ed Dav
      Ed Dav Před 12 dny

      @N. Walker what facts over fiction? Enlighten us with you opinion

  • opzz xsin
    opzz xsin Před 5 dny

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Albert S
    Albert S Před 11 dny +38

    "we can not save ukraine by dooming the US economy" these are the best words spoken by a republican I ever heard. "Always aid to the relief of your fellow man but not at the expense of your own" Inflation is out of control and people are being pushed into poverty. We need to wake up. After this year Im switching from Democrat to Independent and only vote for representatives that has our country first in mind. We are sending Billions already meanwhile we have and economy thats crumbling......invest in home first.

  • Austin-Tyler
    Austin-Tyler Před 9 dny +1

    Rand you da man. It’s sad what is happening over there but not our problem whatsoever. Tbh I forget it’s even a thing most of the time. We have issues with supply chain issues, high gas prices, our border and they want to give our money away to some country. Ridiculous

  • Farhan Keddah
    Farhan Keddah Před 12 dny +40

    Thank you senador Rand Paul, we need to focus on AID THE AMERICAN ECONOMY FIRST.

    • RB M
      RB M Před 12 dny

      Farhan Keddah If the government cut back on the unchecked spending then there would be less inflation.

  • IK JB
    IK JB Před 11 dny

    Rand .. one of a few voices of reason

  • Phil
    Phil Před 12 dny +112

    Make sure that the big guy gets 10%

  • Karen Z
    Karen Z Před 12 dny +10

    God Bless Rand Paul!


    Thank you Rand Paul and Josh Hawley!

  • beth98362
    beth98362 Před 11 dny +7

    Well done Rand Paul...thank you!
    In living in a trailer that the floor is rotting out and I have to use a hose through the window for water and our government is paying for war in other countries...🖕NO!

    • beth98362
      beth98362 Před 11 dny

      @N Solo
      Thank you...I loved was like walking around in a diamond...I miss it daily!

    • N Solo
      N Solo Před 11 dny

      @beth98362 Then you are one of the very, very few who weld. Nevertheless, my sentiments remain.

    • beth98362
      beth98362 Před 11 dny

      @N Solo
      Not a sir I'm a woman and damn proud to be one!

    • N Solo
      N Solo Před 11 dny

      @beth98362 You certainly do not have anything AT ALL to be ashamed of, my good man. I too started out as a tradesman. I did scaffolding and masonry right out of high school for a private company and used that to finance a software programming career. Blue collar men do not get the respect they deserve considering the back breaking work they do to feed their families which bolsters the physical infrastructure of this country. I'm truly am sorry you had to endure that mishap and thank you for your service. I pray you live the rest of your days pain and stress free. Best of wishes to you sir. 🤙🏾

  • Laurie Evans
    Laurie Evans Před 10 dny +1


  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

    • C G
      C G Před 11 dny

      Amen. So very true

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel Ukraine's pain and my heart goes out them deeply but 40 billion is alot to give all at once yall are so fast to give 40 billion but give us the American people a hard time with relieve funds during the state of emergency covid pandemic it took weeks even months of fighting amongst each other to approve stimulus packages for assistance it wasn't fair at all but other countries besides the US can receive millions to billions in relieve funds with no problem ijs

  • HilarityBribo
    HilarityBribo Před 11 dny +1

    Nice work to Rand Paul
    A true hero

  • Sweetface Lola 💞
    Sweetface Lola 💞 Před 12 dny +50

    Thank God for Rand Paul! Common sense prevailed!!

    • Diaz Castro
      Diaz Castro Před 12 dny

      you wont be able tp say those words when russia occupies ur home . do u think russia and ukraine are just playing a drama .

    • Oscar Rincon
      Oscar Rincon Před 12 dny +1

      Yeeeeeaaaa kinda lol. I think common sense barely made it to shore but a win is a win I guess.

  • I'm Just a Dude
    I'm Just a Dude Před 10 dny

    Thank you..... please continue the good work...

  • mjs28s
    mjs28s Před 7 dny

    "We have a moral obligation to act swiftly."
    Then get out your own goddamn checkbook.
    You can't act morally with someone else's money. You do so by putting your money where you mouth is. After you donate from your own pocket then spend your time outside of work privately raising funds for the causes that you belief in. Moral obligations that are paid for with stolen or borrowed money is not moral. Nor is it moral to force someone to do what you think is right.
    His idea of morality is simply the ends justify the immoral means.
    If that is the case, Schummer, then how about the ends of saving this country for the long-term means that in the short-term to intermediate term government programs are cut as we work to spending no more than we take in, we simplify the tax code to a Fair Tax type program, and return the majority of what the federal government has take on as it role back to the states where it belongs.

  • 2112 Bangkok
    2112 Bangkok Před 12 dny +59

    Sanity prevails in Mr. Paul. This has got to be one of the biggest heists in history

  • Marvin Franklin
    Marvin Franklin Před 12 dny +10

    Thank god for Paul!

  • GrannySquirts69
    GrannySquirts69 Před 6 dny

    Rand Paul takes after his dad so much. Wish one of them would get a shot at the presidency

  • Lighting Bolt
    Lighting Bolt Před 11 dny +1

    Thank you please block it and don't don't send it, we have problems of our own

  • Jeffrey Schwarz
    Jeffrey Schwarz Před 12 dny +25

    Forty plus billion? Is Schumer out of his ever loving mind? Let Schumer contribute if he desires, but he works for me and I'm voting him out come next election.

    • Narrow Pather
      Narrow Pather Před 10 dny

      On top of the Billions we've already given them.

    • Robert Swickard
      Robert Swickard Před 10 dny


    • Mary Jones
      Mary Jones Před 11 dny

      @Jeffrey Schwarz: wise decision.

  • Born Again7
    Born Again7 Před 12 dny +114

    We also have a moral obligation to the American citizens of this country too. Can you imagine what $40 BILLION dollars could do to help people buy groceries, pay for gas, pay bills, and rent? It's great that we as a country want to help other countries and I can guarantee that the majority of people here think that way. We HAVE to take care of ourselves in order to take care of others.

    • jack Elder
      jack Elder Před 9 dny

      @Ed Dav yes its an excuse there's always a problem it's a forever goal to solve. Government needs to address multiple issues simultaneously not just specific ones you care for.

    • Robert Tucker
      Robert Tucker Před 9 dny


    • Ed Dav
      Ed Dav Před 10 dny

      @jack Elder hope you feel better. By saying, “we have problem here” is not an excuse it is a fact that is why it is stated so much.

    • Beastmuncher
      Beastmuncher  Před 10 dny

      @Chilkat River I don’t see the problem when they take our taxes and do whatever the hell they want with them anyways

    • jack Elder
      jack Elder Před 11 dny +1

      I'm sick of people saying "we've got problems here" as an excuse to refuse aid to others. 40 billion will do an immense amount of good for ukraine military but will barely affect anything just giving it to Americans in the hopes of change. It would be burned through in a week

  • Robert Swickard
    Robert Swickard Před 11 dny +2

    How about we use $40 billion on things like
    BABY FOMULA , DRILLING FOR FOSSIL FUEL AGAIN , MINE COAL AGAIN , lowering fuel bills on the transportation industry so there aren't supply shortages , just to list a few

    • C G
      C G Před 11 dny

      I completely agree.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    I feel like the same thing is going to happen to Vietnams capital. The U.S. gives up, then the capitalists take the rest.

  • Rich Pornsak
    Rich Pornsak Před 12 dny +26

    Rand Paul has a couple of new fans in this household!

  • CierraSagacious
    CierraSagacious Před 12 dny +44

    Thank you. Thank you. Thank you, Rand Paul. I never thought I'd say that. Finally a politician that puts America first.

    • bambesfresser
      bambesfresser Před 12 dny

      @CierraSagacious Hitler would have given you a warm embrace for your kind words.

    • Fluid Cloud
      Fluid Cloud Před 12 dny

      @CierraSagacious so chamberlain and his "peace" after munich conference never taught you well

    • CierraSagacious
      CierraSagacious Před 12 dny +5

      @terry7893Russia is not going to attack any NATO countries. Urkaine is the only one at Russia's mercy. I feel like the sacrifice of Urkaine is more preferable than a nuclear World War 3.

  • Ryan
    Ryan Před 12 dny +6

    Let Ukraine fight its own war

  • Janice Foundas
    Janice Foundas Před 10 dny

    Thank you Rand!

  • Daddy Fab
    Daddy Fab Před 12 dny +8

    Thankyou Ran Paul 👏🏽

  • Nhi Nguyen
    Nhi Nguyen Před 12 dny +33

    American people are having a very difficult time right now, they are crazy not to care about the people, but to care about other countries, a country that is going downhill seriously without worrying!!!

    • Yo-Yo- Wallkski
      Yo-Yo- Wallkski Před 12 dny

      You should not have an opinion right now but you should see if you can get on Faux News Comedy

  • Lala Happy
    Lala Happy Před 11 dny +7

    Such a smart men. Good luck from Germany Mr. Paul! .👍🍀

  • Morgan Sterne
    Morgan Sterne Před 12 dny +13

    Good on Rand Paul.

  • Don Lod
    Don Lod Před 10 dny

    40BN for aids mean more RnD and Jobs. It fuels the economy. 40BN for housing homeless and med bills, gas subsidy etc means debts no one can payback!!

  • 𝕮𝖔𝖙𝖙𝖊𝖓
    𝕮𝖔𝖙𝖙𝖊𝖓 Před 11 dny +22

    I'm glad it's blocked. We need help right here at home. Who's helping us?

    • Naftul Zvi
      Naftul Zvi Před 11 dny

      Not the Republicans, maybe educate yourself on how your own country functions. Like how in any way would this aid package have any impact on any other spending the US would provide to itself? Spoiler: it wouldn't have any impact.

    IANDTHELANR1 Před 11 dny

    Thanks rand for your service

  • Daniel Bradford
    Daniel Bradford Před 12 dny +218

    National shortage of infant formula.
    Gasoline at $5 a gallon.
    A dozen eggs at $4.
    Congress: Let's ship a bunch of money to Ukraine.

  • Dennis Boyd
    Dennis Boyd Před 12 dny +14

    Thank you, Rand Paul,

  • the goat
    the goat Před 11 dny +44

    Shout out to this guy a true American hero

  • real guy
    real guy Před 12 dny +60

    It's like someone feeding random strangers while his family is at home starving!!!

  • Winston Smith
    Winston Smith Před 12 dny +10

    Time to get some fresh oxygen in the system. I'm tired of seeing these extremely old people in office.
    Let's handle our own folks

  • HybridKoy
    HybridKoy Před 9 dny

    Rand Paul, hero. The last man standing tall in a failed state.

  • Mia -T{αα}P Me!! To F.C.K W!th Me

    Thank God for Rand Paul.