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The House of Associates Wednesday overwhelmingly accredited a resolution to stand by the people of Ukraine.
The resolution condemns Russian President Vladimir Putin’s “unprovoked renewed complete-scale invasion from Ukraine” and states the United States “stands steadfastly, staunchly, proudly, and fervently powering the Ukrainian folks in their struggle against the authoritarian Putin routine.”
The vote was 426-3 Wednesday afternoon.
“Vladimir Putin has invaded a sovereign country and terrorized its civilians,” GOP Chief Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., stated just after the vote. “His aggression will not stop with Ukraine. The gravity of this instant calls for Congress to speak with a single voice. These days, the Home voted overwhelmingly to assistance more powerful sanctions from Russia, instant and a lot more army aid to Ukraine, and vitality independence for The us.”
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The resolution needs an speedy cease-hearth and the comprehensive withdrawal of Russian forces from Ukraine and affirms guidance for ongoing humanitarian help for the people of Ukraine.
Indiana GOP Rep. Victoria Spartz, a Ukraine native, gave an impassioned speech on the Home ground in advance of the vote in guidance of the men and women of Ukraine.
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Spartz stated the Russians are killing “their fellow Orthodox Christians and japanese Slavs.” But she saluted Congress on the Ukraine challenges.
“When instances are challenging, this establishment, we can get together and stand collectively and also guide the entire world,” Spartz reported.
The three no votes have been Republican Reps. Thomas Massie of Kentucky, Matt Rosendale of Montana and Paul Gosar of Arizona.
WHD News’ Chad Pergram contributed to this report.