Austin indirectly responds to Trump’s likely rival, who questioned aid to Ukraine

15 MARCH 2023

US Defence Secretary Lloyd Austin commented on Wednesday on the statement of potential Republican presidential candidate Ron DeSantis, who does not consider aid to Ukraine to be a vital American interest.

Source: European Pravda correspondent, citing Austin following the results of the meeting of the Contact Group on Defence of Ukraine

Quote: “As for the importance of Ukraine, first of all, there has been bipartisan support for security assistance to Ukraine, and I hope that it will continue to be provided in the future. We have heard this from top leaders on both sides of the Atlantic, and I hope that we will continue to provide this support,” he explained.

Details: The US Defence Secretary continued that Ukraine is important “not only for Ukraine or for the United States, but also for the whole world”.

“It’s about an international order based on rules. It’s about the ability of one country to wake up one day and change the borders of its neighbour and annex its sovereign territory, and as we can see, countries around the world don’t think that’s a good idea,” Austin said.

Background: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis, who is one of the possible US Republican presidential candidates, has said that protecting Ukraine from the Russian invasion is not a vital US interest.

Though DeSantis acknowledged that “peace should be the objective”, he warned that sending in troops or advanced weapons like F-16 fighter jets and long-range missiles “would risk explicitly drawing the United States into the conflict and drawing us closer to a hot war between the world’s two largest nuclear powers”.

In response, the Foreign Ministry invited the US politician to Ukraine “to get a deeper understanding of Russia’s full-scale invasion and the threats it poses to US interests”.

Ron DeSantis has privately announced his intention to run for president of the United States, which could make him a real competitor to the current favourite of the party, Donald Trump.

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  1. “Though DeSantis acknowledged that “peace should be the objective”, he warned that sending in troops or advanced weapons like F-16 fighter jets and long-range missiles “would risk explicitly drawing the United States into the conflict and drawing us closer to a hot war between the world’s two largest nuclear powers”.

    One thing is clear; as much as we ranted about Biden and Austin, at least they’re sticking with Ukraine. Another thing is also clear, DeSantis is either a cowardly pussy, or a bought and paid for mafia asset. We can’t use either type of jerk in the WH.
    If the Biden administration believes in its cause, it’s high time to assure a quick victory by handing over jets and long-range missiles and Abrams tanks that are now sitting in depots collecting rust and dust.

    • You think they like us in Ukraine?? They don’t.

      IT took Biden three months to start arming us AFTER the Russians invaded, and Biden/Obama did nothing for us in 2014 to stop the invasion of the Crimea then, except lip service

      • I know all of this already. All of us on here know this. Maybe you should check your translator app or whatever.

  2. What are the reasons why a politician, media figure, businessperson or celebrity might want to support putler and thereby become an accessory to genocide?
    1/ putler and his murder gang are known to buy influence; eg: Schroeder, Farage, the Pauls, Alex Jones, David Icke etc. That list will likely also include the Trump family, since DT Jnr proudly boasted of the $billions of Russian money invested in the family business. As the Russian govt, siloviki, oligarchs, mafia etc function as one multi-headed hydra, it’s not possible to do any form of legitimate business with Russia.
    2/ putler has kompromat.
    3/ the above categories of people simply like putler and his ideology and detest the west; eg socialist millionaires like Waters and nazi lovers like Orban.
    4/ a politician who has determined that backing putler is a smart career move. DiSantis kept his trap shut about putler while he formulated his plans. It looks as if he’s decided to back putler as a way to cull support from putler-lovers contained within Trump’s voter base. The latter are a huge number; many millions. Their views can be seen every day in the comments pages of Trumputler media outlets such as Breitbart, Gateway Pundit, infowars,, Daily Stormer, Carlson, Savage Nation, Zero Hedge, Right View etc.

    • Regardless of the coming elections, I do hope so very much that the war will be over by before then. There are many reasons why this is better, and not only the possibility of having a shit stain from Putler’s underwear becoming POTUS.

  3. Being Ukrainian, I support Trump….

    You obviously support the criminal in the WH and the Russian/Chinese pawn

    • Dude, you must read some of my opinions about the Trumpet. If you have anything like self-esteem, you’d feel ashamed for accusing me of such a thing.

  4. I find it fascinating how leftists, including me, I think even CNN, have no problems admitting that the person whom we were rooting for f*cked up, but Trump supporters still can’t accept that the man they admired as a Messias is a pro-Russian and has an IQ close to zero.

    I mean, be a man and admit your mistakes.

    Not that I have ever liked Merkel, but I have always thought she was not a pro-Russian but had her hands tied by the coalition she was heading.

    I couldn’t be more wrong, no one forced her to suck his tiny dick, she did it all by herself.

    It is stupid to support a guy like Trump in the first place, but we all make stupid mistakes, no matter what side of the political spectrum you are on.

    But it goes beyond insanity that you keep praising a guy that is openly pro-Russian and almost has a hammer and a sickle tattoo’d on his forehead and even goes as far as denying / spinning what he himself explicitly says.

    Then you are not just stupid, but a POS and a man without any dignity or integrity.

    I have made many mistakes in my life and I will continue to make many more as I am still in my 20’s, but I own it and I will use this to do better in the future. I won’t get myself entangled in a web of lies because I am too proud to admit my mistake, as my dick is not that small.

    I doubt the guy in this thread is a real Ukrainian, as they are man of honour with balls of steel, not pathetic pieces of shit.

    A real Ukrainian man fights Russians in the trenches and protects his country instead of praising someone that openly is an enemy of Ukraine to protect not Ukraine but his own pathetic ego.

    • “I mean, be a man and admit your mistakes.”

      Precisely, Bert! Everyone makes mistakes. No one is perfect. But, to stand for evil is completely unacceptable. This is not a mistake, this is volition. These maggots are not real men or honorable women, when they root for a pathetic loser whose main interest lies in backing up an obvious organized crime figure and now a wanted war criminal. I spit on Trump, DeSantis and every other disgusting pro-ruskie creature, regardless if he or she is left, right or middle.

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