President Joe Biden wants to spend $13. seven billion more in help to Ukraine as their massive slush fund currently approved by Congress earlier this year is running dry.
Biden’s request to Congress is part of a general $47. 1 billion emergency spending package of a lot more funds to fight the particular coronavirus and monkeypox, based on the Associated Press, citing anonymous sources.
Biden has spent roughly three-quarters of the $40 billion given the green light by Congress in May, officials told the Associated Press, and he wants to spend $13. 7 billion more.
The additional funds would not only account equipment and intelligence assistance but “ direct financial support for Ukraine, ” the report notes.