Nearly $6B remains in DOD 'drawdown' funds for Ukraine

By Tony Bertuca / September 5, 2023 at 8:05 PM
The Defense Department has nearly $6 billion remaining in congressionally appropriated funds used for transferring weapons to Ukraine, giving the Pentagon some cushion as the threat of a shutdown looms over the federal government and as some lawmakers voice reluctance about passing a supplemental spending bill to continuing aiding Kyiv against Russia. “As of August 29, there is approximately $5.75 billion in restored Presidential Drawdown Authority that remains available for Ukraine,” according to the Pentagon. The amount is being categorized...

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