- Apr 29, 2012
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- On an island. Not that one!
- Political Leaning
Certainly looks like GOP politicians have learned how to act from their Great Leader's acts. Contradict what they said the day before and then deny they ever said it.
Republican senator celebrates Ukraine aid and weapons delivery — after he voted against itSouth Dakota Sen. Mike Rounds (R) appeared on the Fox network Sunday to celebrate the weapons that were being sent to help Ukraine "be successful." There's just one problem, however. Rounds voted against the aid.
Speaking to State Department Correspondent Benjamin Hall, Rounds explained how important it is that the United States do whatever it can for Ukraine.
Hall said that the message from those in Ukraine is that they're grateful, but that they desperately need more, particularly when it comes to air defense.
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Rounds was one of 31 who voted against the funding for Ukraine. They were all Republicans. Those who joined in objecting to the funding include: Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee, John Boozman of Arkansas, Mike Braun of Indiana, Richard Burr of North Carolina, Bill Cassidy of Louisiana, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Kevin Cramer of North Dakota, Mike Crapo of Idaho, Ted Cruz of Texas, Steve Daines of Montana, Deb Fischer of Nebraska, Bill Hagerty of Tennessee, Josh Hawley of Missouri, John Hoeven of North Dakota, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, John Kennedy of Louisiana, James Lankford of Oklahoma, Mike Lee of Utah, Cynthia Lummis of Wyoming, Roger Marshall of Kansas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Jim Risch of Idaho, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Marco Rubio of Florida, Ben Sasse of Nebraska, Rick Scott of Florida, Tim Scott of South Carolina, Dan Sullivan of Arkansas, Thom Tillis of North Carolina and Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania.
All Democrats voted to support the Ukraine funding.