Biden to Ask Congress for Billions for Israel and Ukraine

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Published on October 20, 2023 - Duration: 01:30s

Biden to Ask Congress for Billions for Israel and Ukraine

Biden to Ask Congress for Billions , for Israel and Ukraine.

On Oct.

19, President Joe Biden said that while "these conflicts can seem far away," U.S. support is "vital for America's national security.".

He also asserted that U.S. leadership "holds the world together" and informed Americans that he'll ask Congress for funds to provide military assistance to both war-torn nations, AP reports.

History has taught us when terrorists don’t pay a price for their terror, when dictators don’t pay a price for their aggression, they cause more chaos and death and more destruction, President Joe Biden, via statement.

They keep going.

And the cost and the threat to America and the world keep rising, President Joe Biden, via statement.

It’s a smart investment that’s going to pay dividends for American security for generations, President Joe Biden, via statement.

Biden is expected to request $105 billion on Oct.

20, AP reports.

$60 billion would go to Ukraine, $14 billion would be for Israel, .

$60 billion would go to Ukraine, $14 billion would be for Israel, .

$14 billion would help to address issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, and $7 billion would be set aside for the Indo-Pacific region.

$14 billion would help to address issues at the U.S.-Mexico border, and $7 billion would be set aside for the Indo-Pacific region.

Biden reportedly thinks that wrapping all of these issues up into a single piece of legislation will increase his chances for congressional approval.

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Biden's speech came one day after he visited Israel amid its ongoing war with Hamas


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