White House seeks $38B in supplemental funding for Ukraine

By Tony Bertuca / November 15, 2022 at 3:00 PM
The White House is calling on Congress to approve a $37.7 billion emergency supplemental funding request for Ukraine, which would include nearly $22 billion for the Defense Department to provide continued military aid and replenish U.S. weapon systems that have been transferred to Ukraine. The request, according to a White House fact sheet , also includes $7 billion in additional presidential “drawdown” authority to directly transfer weapons to Ukraine from U.S. stocks. Additionally, the Ukraine portion of the request includes...

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