Fire And Fury: Marjorie Taylor Greene Challenges Senator Coons To Fight Russia On Front Lines

By Victor Smiroff | Sunday, 18 February 2024 05:15 AM
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The discourse surrounding U.S. aid to Ukraine has escalated, with Republican Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia publicly challenging Democratic Senator Chris Coons of Delaware to personally engage in combat with Russia if he is so fervently committed to the cause.

This heated exchange has emerged in the wake of Senator Coons' warning about the potential necessity for American military intervention if support for Ukraine wanes.

During the Munich Security Conference, Senator Coons expressed to CNBC's Silvia Amaro that a failure to back Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression could result in a direct conflict involving American troops. "In the next front against Russia, it will be Americans on the front lines," Coons stated. He further added, "We are best off investing in the Ukrainians who are fighting bravely for their own freedom than allowing [Russian President Vladimir] Putin the opportunity to spread further chaos and violence across Europe."

Senator Coons underscored the significance of standing with Ukraine in its quest for freedom and halting the spread of Russian aggression throughout Europe. While he expressed optimism about the bill's passage, he also warned that a lack of support for Ukraine could embolden Putin to target NATO allies next, aligning with predictions of potential attacks on NATO within the next three to five years.

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In a fiery retort, Representative Greene took to social media to express her vehement opposition to the idea of involving American military personnel in the Ukraine conflict. She criticized the proposal of deploying U.S. forces, which are already stretched thin and grappling with challenges under the Biden administration, such as low recruitment and depleted resources.

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Greene underscored the immense financial burden of the U.S. national debt and other domestic issues, accusing "deep state globalists" of prioritizing conflict with Russia over addressing these problems. She stated:

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"They want to send our military, with its all-time record low recruitment numbers and depleted ammunition and supplies, to fight on the front lines against Russia! They threaten us, saying if we don’t vote to fund Ukraine, then they will send our uncles, cousins, and sons to fight against the Russian military in Ukraine!"

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She further added, "Our military would rather stand shoulder to shoulder at the southern border and defend our own homeland from the cartel-controlled daily invasion of human trafficking and drugs than travel halfway around the world to be forever injured or killed fighting what amounts to a civil war between Russia and Ukraine that we should not be involved in!"

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Greene also criticized the government for sending billions of American taxpayers' dollars to fund the ongoing conflict between Ukrainian and Russian soldiers, alleging that the funds are being misappropriated by Ukrainian government officials and NGOs. She concluded her statement with a stern warning against sending American troops to engage in the conflict and a call to stop funding the war.

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"If you want to fight Russia so bad, pick up your weapon and go to the front lines and fight them yourselves!" Greene challenged. She cited polling data showing that over 60% of Americans do not support sending more aid to Ukraine, emphasizing that elected officials and government employees work for the people and should heed their sentiments.

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