Marjorie Taylor Greene, a member of the US Congress, used social media to express her dissatisfaction with how the US government was allocating its resources.
She claimed in a statement that the US seemed to put safeguarding Ukraine before the interests of its own taxpayers, a claim that has generated a lot of attention and debate.
Congresswoman Greene claimed on social media that “the only country they care about protecting is Ukraine, not America, which pays their salaries.” Her conviction that the U.S. government prioritizes the wellbeing of Ukraine over the interests of American citizens is reinforced by her statement.
Greene further stated her refusal to take part in what she sees as a string of mistakes made by the American government. She cited several perceived negative effects, such as the status of the US economy, how the COVID-19 outbreak was handled, and the worrying state of affairs at the southern US border, where authority appears to have moved to Mexican cartels.
Notably, Greene has previously expressed doubt about American financial backing for Ukraine, claiming that such support unintentionally fosters radical beliefs. She has also voiced concerns about the spending, particularly in relation to the housing options for American service members stationed at various sites.
In order to obtain congressional approval for the allotment, the White House has proposed an additional $24 billion in aid for Ukraine in the final quarter of 2023. Taylor Greene, a congresswoman well recognized for her unusual political style and alliance with former U.S. President Donald Trump, has continuously opposed such aid initiatives. She has vowed to oppose any bill that would provide funding for the ongoing violence in Ukraine.
Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene’s vocal attitude mirrors the ongoing discussion in the United States about how to allocate funds and prioritize overseas aid, particularly in light of the crisis in Ukraine.