Biden Warns Future of Aid for Ukraine Uncertain After Failed Senate Vote

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Published on December 8, 2023 - Duration: 01:30s

Biden Warns Future of Aid for Ukraine Uncertain After Failed Senate Vote

Biden Warns Future of , Aid for Ukraine Uncertain , After Failed Senate Vote.

'Time' reports that congressional leaders in the United States are struggling to reach an agreement on the future of aid for Ukraine.

On December 7, Republicans in the Senate unanimously voted to block an emergency spending bill that would have dedicated $110.5 billion to Ukraine.

On December 7, Republicans in the Senate unanimously voted to block an emergency spending bill that would have dedicated $110.5 billion to Ukraine.

Republican lawmakers had been looking to add U.S. immigration policy changes to the bill, however an agreement failed to be reached after weeks of debate.

Republican lawmakers had been looking to add U.S. immigration policy changes to the bill, however an agreement failed to be reached after weeks of debate.

In response, the Biden administration has accused GOP senators of "playing chicken" with national security.

Petty partisan politics can’t get in the way of our responsibility as the leading nation in the world… if we walk away now, it will only embolden other aggressors, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via 'Time'.

Biden went on to urge Congress to pass a funding bill before the fast-approaching holiday recess.

Republican Congressmen are willing to give Putin the greatest gift he could hope for and abandon our global leadership, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via 'Time'.

If Putin takes Ukraine, he won’t stop there… if he keeps going and then he attacks a NATO ally, when we’ve committed as a NATO member that we defend every inch of NATO territory, then we’ll have something that we don’t seek, and that we don’t have today— American troops fighting Russian troops, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via 'Time'.

If Putin takes Ukraine, he won’t stop there… if he keeps going and then he attacks a NATO ally, when we’ve committed as a NATO member that we defend every inch of NATO territory, then we’ll have something that we don’t seek, and that we don’t have today— American troops fighting Russian troops, Joe Biden, President of the United States, via 'Time'.

On December 6, the U.S. announced a smaller $175 million military aid package for Ukraine.

At the time, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said that if Congress fails to approve additional funding, , “this will be one of the last security assistance packages we can provide to Ukraine.”


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