The National Guard, which is a state-based military force
in the United States, informed their troops that their last paycheck before
Christmas will be delayed. The news comes one day after President Joe Biden announced
financial relief to Ukraine in wake of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine crisis.
The Joe Biden administration was criticized for prioritizing aid to Ukraine
over his own country as National Guard fails to pay its military officers on
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Colin Rugg, an investor based in California, tweeted, “JUST IN: National
Guard tells troops last paycheck before Christmas will be late. Imagine caring
more about Ukraine’s troops than our own. Despicable.”
“Between Israel and Ukraine, they are sucking the USA dry. While
Americans rot on the streets”, one person wrote on Twitter.
Biden Administration Delays Paychecks to National Guard Members for Christmas
One Day After $45 Billion Was Handed to Ukraine..,” another wrote.
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Check out some of the reactions here:
Reportedly on Friday, December 23, a $1.7 trillion spending Bill
aimed at financing federal agencies providing more aid to Ukraine was
cleared by the House. Following the announcement, the decision received
criticism from House Republicans who argued that the money could have been used
to help priorities in the United States at the moment.
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“How can we send an additional $47 BILLION to Ukraine for security while
terrorists, drugs, and criminals flood our southern border?” Republican Matt
another Republican had tweeted, “$100 billion to Ukraine. Let’s put that in
perspective. That’s more than $200 million this year from each Congressional
district. What could your congressman have done for your district with $200