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BeyondGeography

(39,528 posts)
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 04:44 PM Mar 2024

Zelensky spoke with Mike Johnson today

I congratulate him on his remarkable self control.


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I spoke with @SpeakerJohnson and thanked him personally, both parties, the American people, and President Biden for their critical support of Ukraine since the start of Russia's full-scale invasion.

I briefed Speaker Johnson on the battlefield situation, specifically the dramatic increase in Russia's air terror. Last week alone, 190 missiles, 140 "Shahed" drones, and 700 guided aerial bombs were launched at Ukrainian cities and communities. Ukraine's largest hydroelectric power plant has gone offline.

In this situation, quick passage of US aid to Ukraine by Congress is vital. We recognize that there are differing views in the House of Representatives on how to proceed, but the key is to keep the issue of aid to Ukraine as a unifying factor.

We also discussed the importance of cutting off Russia's sources of funding for its war as soon as possible and using frozen Russian assets for Ukraine’s benefit. We also rely on the leadership of Congress in this regard.
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Zelensky spoke with Mike Johnson today (Original Post) BeyondGeography Mar 2024 OP
Oh Marge is gonna stroke. Traildogbob Mar 2024 #1
"panties into a painful knot" is probably her definition of pleasure. erronis Mar 2024 #2
Don't think this evil Traildogbob Mar 2024 #4
Oh come on birdographer Mar 2024 #14
Mr Ed! Traildogbob Mar 2024 #16
Nahh, shes on vay-vay, getting all tantric getagrip_already Mar 2024 #6
He works for Trump who will work overtime to make Johnson's life miserable BeyondGeography Mar 2024 #7
As an evangelical.... SergeStorms Mar 2024 #13
MAGAt Moses Mike and the other Russiapublicans will smile in your face and stab you in the back. Hermit-The-Prog Mar 2024 #3
No doubt. Traildogbob Mar 2024 #5
My FB comment to Mike Johnson Bavorskoami Mar 2024 #8
Hope Mike's fingers didn't cramp up Xavier Breath Mar 2024 #9
As long as the claudette Mar 2024 #10
What a slick move on Zelensky's part DFW Mar 2024 #11
she should be removed . AllaN01Bear Mar 2024 #12
Yeah, that Mikie, he's a big-time player in this Ukranium thing. A real farce to be reckooned with. A master tactician. NBachers Mar 2024 #15
Hope Z is not giving away any info... returnee Mar 2024 #17

Traildogbob

(9,169 posts)
1. Oh Marge is gonna stroke.
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 04:49 PM
Mar 2024

And wad up her panties into a painful knot
Buh bye Moscow Moses Mike. Her and the Don will get that vacate paper right away.

Traildogbob

(9,169 posts)
4. Don't think this evil
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 04:54 PM
Mar 2024

Hate filled wretch has EVER felt pleasure or ever will.
Nor does she deserve to.

getagrip_already

(15,816 posts)
6. Nahh, shes on vay-vay, getting all tantric
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 04:58 PM
Mar 2024

Besides, the little dirty Johnson isn't gonna move the Ukraine bill.

He's got his patsies ginning up a poison brew of non support loans / not loans with no humanitarian aid and nothing of military value.

Then when the dems don't support that he will blame us.

BeyondGeography

(39,528 posts)
7. He works for Trump who will work overtime to make Johnson's life miserable
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 05:12 PM
Mar 2024

if he defies him on Ukraine. So I’m afraid you’re right. MTG is just a bit player.

Traildogbob

(9,169 posts)
5. No doubt.
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 04:57 PM
Mar 2024

His Bible guides his evil. As per his own words.
Maybe he needs a new edition like Donnie’s collectors version.

Bavorskoami

(118 posts)
8. My FB comment to Mike Johnson
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 05:41 PM
Mar 2024

Posted to Speaker Mike Johnson of Facebook:

The President of Ukraine spoke to you today. He explained to you Ukraine's urgent need of the means to defend against Russia's air terror. Last week alone, 190 missiles, 140 "Shahed" drones, and 700 guided aerial bombs were launched at Ukrainian cities and communities.

Any further delay means you feel no guilt about the Ukrainians who have suffered due to your political games and every time you look at your hands you should picture them covered in Ukrainian blood.

claudette

(3,944 posts)
10. As long as the
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 06:14 PM
Mar 2024

Gopers have the majority in the House, it was a humungous waste of time. Sorry Mr. Zelensky. After November you'll have a better chance when the Dems win back the House.

DFW

(55,332 posts)
11. What a slick move on Zelensky's part
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 07:16 PM
Mar 2024

He showed deference to a useless fart who didn't deserve it, but loves the publicity and the "honor" of being addressed by the Ukrainian president. Johnson will want to puff up his importance for a while ("the president of the Ukraine called ME personally! wowee zowee!" ). But of course, he can't do that and claim at the same time, he intends to do nothing. That would make him look like an even greater asshole than any of us suspected he might be (well, you never know--he COULD be).

Zelensky boxed Johnson into a corner. "Help me out or look like a total asshole to even your own constituents, and risk overthrow as Speaker even faster that it might already happen. The spotlight is on you, and everyone is expecting you to do the right thing."

Very slick move, I'd say.

NBachers

(17,492 posts)
15. Yeah, that Mikie, he's a big-time player in this Ukranium thing. A real farce to be reckooned with. A master tactician.
Thu Mar 28, 2024, 07:46 PM
Mar 2024

But, I applaud Zelenskyy for putting him on the spot. Good move.

returnee

(143 posts)
17. Hope Z is not giving away any info...
Fri Mar 29, 2024, 03:31 PM
Mar 2024

…that’s not known publicly and could go from Johnson to TSF to Putin.

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