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Speaker Johnson promises to do everything possible to help Ukraine after his conversation with Zelenskyy

27 February, 2024 Tuesday
14:20

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that U.S. House Speaker Mike Johnson assured him that he would do everything to get the aid for Ukraine approved

This was reported by The Hill.

"When we spoke to each other, he said that he will do everything to support Ukraine, and he’s on our side, and he understands how heroic our people, our soldiers, and civilians," Zelenskyy said. - "And he said … that his prayers are with us, and he said that he will do it.”

The president added that he delivered the same message to the White House as he did to Johnson during his visit to the United States, during which he called to “put the pause” on partisan issues between Democrats and Republicans and help lawmakers reach a deal. 

"Yes, I gave this message, my message. I think that Johnson heard it. And Biden also heard it. So that’s it. What can I do? I can’t push the Speaker. This is his decision, but I think he understands all the challenges, what we have."

  • On Sunday, February 25, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, shared the story of his Jewish ancestors from Galicia during World War II as he urged House Speaker Mike Johnson to bring a $95 billion foreign aid package to the House floor that includes aid for Ukraine.

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