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No Mitch McConnell, Ukraine Aid Is Not ‘Rebuilding Our Industrial Base’

Posted on AllSides October 30th, 2023
From The Right
Politics, Foreign Aid, US Senate, Mitch McConnell, US House,Mike Johnson, Ukraine, Israel
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Senate Republican Minority Leader Mitch McConnell wants to reassure Ukrainian aid skeptics that billions in foreign assistance is being spent on American manufacturers to build weapons at home.

“If you look at the Ukraine assistance,” McConnell said on CBS, “a significant portion of what’s being spent in the United States and 38 different states, replacing the weapons that we send to Ukraine with more modern weapons, so we’re rebuilding our industrial base.”

But a closer examination of the aid for Ukraine reveals an overwhelming majority of taxpayer dollars are going...

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