Rep. Chellie Pingree weighs in on the Ukrainian refugee crisis
Rep. Chellie Pingree, D-Maine, returned to the Pine Tree State late last week after a weeklong fact-finding trip that took her to Poland, Moldova, Austria, and Romania.
Along with six other members of the House of Representatives, two Democrats and four Republicans, she got a firsthand look at the largest displacement of people in Europe since World War II.
The numbers are hard to comprehend. More than 3.5 million Ukrainians have fled the country. Roughly 10 million, which is nearly a quarter of the country’s population, have left their homes...