Midterm Elections: White House Pledges 'Unwavering' Support for kyiv | War in Ukraine
If control of one of the two chambers of the US Congress were to go to the Republicans, it could change the US approach to Ukraine.
“America's support for Ukraine will be unwavering and unwavering” regardless of the outcome of Tuesday's midterm elections, White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said Monday. /p>
US President Joe Biden is committed to working with both parties, Democratic and Republican, towards this end, she added, as conservatives hope to gain control of x27; at least one of the two chambers of the United States Congress.
The leader of the elected Republicans in the House of Representatives, Kevin McCarthy, reiterated in an interview broadcast Monday on CNN his desire not to write a blank check to kyiv if his party seized the majority in the ;outcome of the midterm elections on Tuesday.
Even if he says he strongly supports Ukraine, more attention will have to be paid in the future and ensure that the means are directed where they are needed, added Mr. McCarthy, who could become the president of the House of Representatives after the election, replacing the Democrat Nancy Pelosi. /p>
On Friday, Joe Biden's national security adviser, Jake Sullivan, met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in Kyiv to announce, among other things, Washington's funding of armor and systems upgrades of surface-to-air missiles.
This latest round of military aid brought to some 18.2 billion US dollars [CA$24.55] in total US aid to Ukraine since the start of the Russian offensive on February 24.