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Discussion in 'News & Current Events' started by Revmitchell, Mar 6, 2014.

  1. Revmitchell

    Revmitchell Well-Known Member

    Feb 18, 2006
    The House has approved a $1 billion loan guarantee package for Ukraine, as part of the U.S. effort to support the new government as Russia continues to occupy the Crimean Peninsula.

    The measure was approved on a 385-23 vote, and goes next to the Senate.

    The Obama administration announced the energy and aid package on Tuesday, when Secretary of State John Kerry landed in Kiev for talks with the new government.

    The White House said the $1 billion loan guarantee was aimed at helping insulate Ukraine from reductions in energy subsidies. Russia provides a substantial portion of Ukraine's natural gas and U.S. officials said they are prepared to work with Kiev to reduce its dependence on those imports.

    The assistance is also meant to supplement a broader aid package from the International Monetary Fund.


    This kind of spending needs to stop. We do not have it. And the Republicans went along with it. They all need to go.
  2. righteousdude2

    righteousdude2 Well-Known Member

    Oct 14, 2007
    It's NOT Coming From America ...Rev!

    That's right ... the check is being drafted on an official Bank of China's check and sent directly from Peking to Kiev! :laugh: