International allies criticize US House speaker Mike Johnson for dodging swift legislative decision on depleted Ukraine's vital defense assistance
The second episode of Ukraine Talks delves into the motives and risks behind Russia’s plan to launch nuclear weapons into orbit, the strategic and political consequences of the Ukrainian troops’ retreat from the frontline town of Avdiivka, Navalny's death and US military aid to Ukraine.
The Democratic-led US Senate overcame a key hurdle by passing President Biden’s $95 billion foreign aid proposal, including $61 billion for Ukraine, though House Republicans have voiced disapproval over the lack of border security funds ahead of the bill's uncertain future.
The vote is likely to be scheduled for Tuesday, 14 February.
National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan dismissed a bill introduced by US House Speaker Mike Johnson, aimed at providing…
The House of Representatives plans to vote next week on a standalone Israel aid bill, without any assistance for Ukraine, Speaker Mike Johnson said.
The US Senate gears up for a crucial vote on a comprehensive aid package, including some $60 billion for Ukraine, despite skepticism from Republican lawmakers and external pressures from Donald Trump.
The Pentagon’s concern centers on Russia's alliances with countries like Iran and North Korea.
US Senate Republicans anticipate no agreement before Christmas on Ukraine aid and border security reforms, citing ongoing disagreements between White House and Senate negotiators.
US Senate postpones its holiday break to focus on a vital Ukraine aid vote, dependent on further House support.
The breakdown of US Senate immigration talks threatens President Biden's national security package, which includes aid to Israel and Ukraine.
The White House alerts to a looming funding crisis for Ukraine, emphasizing Congress's swift action needed to safeguard Kyiv by year-end.
However, Republicans aim to combine military aid to Ukraine with fortifying the American-Mexican border into a unified voting package.
The White House is growing increasingly worried about the diminishing funds allocated for Ukraine's military aid, reports CNN, referring to the WH press secretary.
"We highly appreciate the fact that the Republican and Democratic parties, the administration of President Joseph Biden, as well as the US Congress, are united in supporting Ukraine," Zelenskyy said.
US President appeals to Mike Johnson for bipartisan cooperation on Ukraine security.
Tom Emmer failed to win broad support of the Republican Party before the House vote.