Bipartisan Team Of Senators Calls For Arming Ukraine Against 'Russian Bear'

By Tony Bertuca / February 5, 2015 at 1:02 PM
A bipartisan group of senators led by John McCain (R-AZ) and Jack Reed (D-RI) announced Thursday that they would craft legislation to authorize sending U.S. arms to the Ukrainian military in its fight against Russian-backed separatists, potentially setting up a conflict with the White House. McCain said the increased flow of Russian troops and equipment into Ukraine in recent months was the "greatest threat Europe has seen in decades" and called on the United States to "open once again the...

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