THEY KNEW - EXACTLY HOW BAD THIS WOULD BECOME.
Ryan: He [visiting Ukrainian Prime Minister Vladimir Groysman] has this really interesting riff about... people have said that they have Ukraine fatigue, and it's really Russian fatigue because what Russia is doing to us, financing our populists...
Ryan: So we should not have Ukraine fatigue, we should have Russian fatigue.
Rodgers: Yes! The propaganda...my big takeaway from that trip was just how sophisticated the propaganda...
Ryan: It's very sophisticated.
Rodgers: Coming out of Russia and Putin.
Rodgers: Not just in Ukraine. They were once funding the NGOs in Europe. They attacked fracking.
Rodgers: Russia TV. I was not... you know..I hadn't tuned into Russia TV until that trip. It's FRIGHTENING.
Rodgers: So, yeah, it is a, um... a way...it's really a messaging...you know...they are..it's a PROPAGANDA WAR.
Rodgers: Yes. And that's...it's sophisticated and it's, uh...
Rodgers: We're not...we're not, but we're not...
Swear to God.
Scalise: That's how you know that we're tight.
Ryan: What's said in the family stays in the family.
McHenry: ...to get oppo...
Ryan: ...on Trump and like delivered it to... to WHO?
Republicans Say Secret Talk About Putin Paying Trump Was Just a Joke
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