US Senate Approves Montenegro Joining NATO Despite Rand Paul's Objection
- Despite a last-minute objection by Senator Rand Paul, who was in turn labeled an agent of Vladimir Putin by Senator John McCain, the Senate has approved Montenegro's accession to NATO to "send a message" to Russia.
"With Russia's resurgence and quest for renewed great power status, NATO has given notice that it will stand up for Western democracies too - and has continued to do so," Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said after the Senate approved Montenegro's accession to NATO.READ MORE: Dick Cheney: 'No question' Russia meddled in the US election, and it could be 'an act of war'
Paul previously took to the floor to object to an effort by McCain to approve Montenegro's accession without a roll call vote, questioning the wisdom of the United States continuing to shoulder the costs of defending countries with poorly-funded militaries.
In response, McCain took to the Senate floor and accused Paul of "working for Vladimir Putin."(Excerpt) Read more at: infowars.com ...
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