Sweden, Finland in NATO? Wisconsin congressmen weigh in – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Milwaukee, Wisconsin 2022-05-19 16:36:45 –

President Joe Biden welcomed Finnish and Swedish leaders to the White House on Thursday, expressing support for Finland’s intention to join NATO.

“It’s so big,” said Rep. Ron Kind (D-WI). “Both are already very capable troops.”

Scandinavian countries aim to participate in NATO in response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.

“Geographically, this enhances our ability to project force not only across Eastern Europe, but also into the Arctic Circle,” said Mike Gallagher. “If this happens, it will be a major geopolitical change.”

Congressman Kind and Congressman Gallagher attended the afternoon news in Wisconsin on Thursday. Listen to both conversations above.

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