GOP Rep.: Ukraine Aid Coming (Video)

( – US ally Ukraine, which was attacked by Putin’s Russia with hundreds of thousands of troops more than two years ago, is going to receive more American military aid as the House will vote on a respective bill after its Easter vacation, a Republican US congressman has forecasted.

See the congressman’s forecast in a video below!

On Sunday, Rep. Mike Lawler (R-NY) told CNN in an interview that the House will deliberate on support for Ukraine in the upcoming weeks.

He said he had a direct conversation with Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) regarding a potential vote on Ukraine assistance.

“I’m not going to delve into the details of that conversation. But I am confident that he is going to bring a bill to the floor and that we will have a vote,” Lawler said.

“Certainly, this is critically important for our allies. We are the leader of the free world, and we cannot shirk on our responsibility to uphold and defend democracies across the globe,” he added.

In a significant move in mid-February, the Democrat-dominated Senate approved a $95 billion foreign aid package designated for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan.

However, Johnson has consistently declined to present this bill for House consideration. In order to do so, he has demanded changes to U.S. border security policies to stem the illegal immigrant invasion.

A faction within the House Republicans advocates for a distinct proposal that earmarks “defense-only” funds for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan, coupled with provisions aimed at bolstering the southern border’s security.

Lawler mentioned his endorsement of a discharge petition intended to compel a vote on this alternate bill, which is projected to require approximately $66 billion in funding.

“But I am hopeful that the speaker will put the bill on the floor or an amended version of the bill on the floor, so that we can once and for all ensure that our allies have the aid and support that they need,” he said.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky recently disclosed his briefing to Johnson about Ukraine’s ongoing conflict with Russia

“In this situation, quick passage of US aid to Ukraine by Congress is vital. We recognize that there are differing views in the House of Representatives on how to proceed, but the key is to keep the issue of aid to Ukraine as a unifying factor,” Zelensky wrote on X.

“We also discussed the importance of cutting off Russia’s sources of funding for its war as soon as possible and using frozen Russian assets for Ukraine’s benefit. We also rely on the leadership of Congress in this regard,” he added.

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