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Just In: See How Your Representative Voted on Bill for Obama to Send Weapons to Ukraine

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It's a bill authorizing Obama to supply weapons to the bankrupt Ukrainian Government to exterminate (and/or drive out into neighboring Russia) the people in the areas of Ukraine's southeast that had voted 90% for the Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whom Obama overthrew in a bloody coup in February 2014; but, of course, that's not how it's worded. Here is how it's worded:

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/113/hres758/text


Here's the vote, on December 4th:

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https://www.govtrack.us/congress/votes/113-2014/h548


Here's the discussion of it (prior to the vote):

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http://rt.com/op-edge/211439-congress-obama-statement-resolution-russia/


There were 411 votes for the bill, 10 votes against it.


These were the 10 votes against:


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California's George Miller (D)

California's Dana Rohrabacher (R)

Florida's Alan Grayson (D)

Florida's Alcee Hastings (D)

Kentucky's Thomas Massie (R)

Michigan's Justin Amash (R)

North Carolina's Walter Jones (R)

Tennessee's John Duncan (R)

Texas's Beto O'Rourke (D)

Washington's Jim McDermott (D)


Here's the relevant recent polling on this matter:


http://www.pollingreport.com/russia.htm










 

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Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of  They're Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010,  and of  CHRIST'S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that (more...)
 

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