Pompeo Hits at Republicans Critical of US Assistance to Ukraine

Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called out Republicans critical of U.S. assistance toward Ukraine amid its war with Russia.
During a May 17 event at the Hudson Institute, a Washington think tank where Pompeo is a distinguished fellow, the man who served under former President Donald Trump as the nation’s top diplomat took issue with those who say that helping Ukraine fight off Russia detracts from assisting Taiwan amid the threat from China.
Pompeo said that notion is “predicated” on “a falsity of a zero-sum game that we can only have so many artillery rounds.” He acknowledged that the number cannot be “infinite,” but he said that the issue comes down to production by the industrial-military complex. Pompeo said the matter would exist even without the Russia-Ukraine war….

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