The Russian Federation has a listing of members of Congress who at the moment are banned from the nation, one thing that a few of these representatives say is a badge of honor.
“That feeling that I have to be doing one thing proper, to be sincere,” mentioned U.S. Rep. Chrissy Houlahan, a Democrat who represents Berks and Chester counties.
All three of Berks County’s members of Congress are on the record of practically 400 representatives sanctioned by Russia after publicly opposing Russia’s aggression in Ukraine. Democrat U.S. Rep. Madeleine Dean was included within the lengthy record together with Republican U.S. Rep. Dan Meuser.
For Houlahan, it hits dwelling. Her father was born within the metropolis of Lviv.
“What Putin has accomplished is upset the good progress we have been making since World Struggle II by means of the UN and different companies,” mentioned Andy Jampoler, Houlahan’s father. “I view [the sanction] as a seal of fine housekeeping. It is a distinction she needs to be pleased with. How will you do higher than be sanctioned by a tyrant who’s upsetting and inflicting disaster on this planet?”
“We’ve to have hope,” mentioned Houlahan. “We’ve to imagine we are able to make a distinction.”