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Reader's View: Stauber cut from same cloth as Trump

I'm sure the congressman is now speaking full-throated in support of Ukraine, but where was he when it mattered, when Ukraine needed the weapons to deter Russian attacks?

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On Dec. 18, 2019, President Donald Trump was impeached for the first time. He inappropriately threatened to withhold military aid approved by Congress for the defense of Ukraine in an apparent attempt to blackmail Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy into generating dirt on Hunter Biden to help Trump with his reelection.

In 2019, Zelenskyy and Ukraine were largely unknown to most Americans. Oh, how this has changed!

Does U.S. Rep. Pete Stauber regret not holding Trump responsible by voting for his impeachment? I'm sure the congressman is now speaking full-throated in support of Ukraine, but where was he when it mattered, when Ukraine needed the weapons to deter Russian attacks?

I can only conclude that Stauber is cut from the same cloth as Trump. He's told us with his actions who he is and what he believes. We should believe him.

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Andrew Streitz

Duluth


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