Back in May of this year, Sen. Rand Paul objected to another $40 billion in aid to Ukraine unless financial oversight was included. Paul’s call for tight oversight over the tens of billions of dollars being sent to Ukraine was panned by many Democrats and Republicans (not to mention some in the media):

But now National Public Radio seems to be wondering about something:

Nope, you can’t slip anything past NPR and the Associated Press:

Do ya think so!? The article begins this way:

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s dismissal of senior officials is casting an inconvenient light on an issue that the Biden administration has largely ignored since the outbreak of war with Russia: Ukraine’s history of rampant corruption and shaky governance.

As it presses ahead with providing tens of billions of dollars in military, economic and direct financial support aid to Ukraine and encourages its allies to do the same, the Biden administration is now once again grappling with longstanding worries about Ukraine’s suitability as a recipient of massive infusions of American aid.

Those issues, which date back decades and were not an insignificant part of former President Donald Trump’s first impeachment, had been largely pushed to the back burner in the immediate run-up to Russia’s invasion and during the first months of the conflict as the U.S. and its partners rallied to Ukraine’s defense.

Senator Rand Paul called it long ago:

Glenn Beck had this to say:

And yet, having solved all other problems at home, the Biden administration and many in Congress have no problem continuing to keep the money pipeline to Ukraine open and flowing with cash.

There’s been a record amount of pivoting on issues going on lately. Stay tuned!