Representative Matt Rosendale vote against the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act Tuesday evening which passed the House. The bill would send nearly $40 billion more dollars to Ukraine in more military and humanitarian aid.
At a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing last week Senator Steve Daines said after visiting Ukraine he knows about one thing its leaders are asking for to fend off Russia’s attack on the country.
A request expected from the Biden administration isn’t sitting well with Representative Matt Rosendale. He explained Thursday on Voices of Montana.
Former U.S. Ambassador to Russia and Glasgow-born Michael McFaul recently spoke at the University of Montana’s Mansfield Institute to discuss a range of topics including Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He believes Vladimir Putin underestimated its resistance and is now changing Russia’s plans.
Senator Steve Daines was the first U.S. Senator to visit Ukraine since Russian’s invasion February 24th. After returning to the U.S. last week he outlined the steps he believes America must do to continue supporting Ukraine after witnessing the war’s impact firsthand.
Senator Steve Daines and Ukrainian-born Congresswoman Victoria Spartz visited the besieged city of Bucha Thursday to meet with officials and see the aftermath of the ongoing war with Russia.
Russia’s invasion of Ukraine continues and NATO allies are debating what sort of role they should play regarding the conflict. Senator Steve Daines recently visited Poland and noted the European response.
Montana certified financial planner Mike Vondra has compiled market research going back to 1940. He had some statistics for listeners recently on Voices of Montana about what’s happened to the Dow components on the stock exchange during the last 33 crisis events including the invasion of Ukraine.
On Voices of Montana last week Governor Greg Gianforte said he thinks there is unity against what Russian President Vladimir Putin is doing to Ukraine. He mentioned the energy sector specifically.
Senator Jon Tester has introduced the Digital Asset Sanctions Compliance Enhancement Act to ensure Russia doesn’t use digital assets to undermine economic sanctions against them following its invasion of Ukraine. Tester has said any actions taken by the United States should not unintentionally impact the rest of Europe.