Tuesday’s announcement by the Biden administration indicated that it would send $625 million more in military aid to Ukraine to assist it with its security. The list of critical items for Kyiv’s defense against Russian invasion includes advanced HIMAR rocket systems and 155mm Howitzers.
This aid is needed as Americans face continuing domestic problems such as food shortages and inflation. gasoline prices and a porous south border flooding with nearly five million illegal immigrants.
More than $17.5 billion has been spent by the United States in security assistance for Ukraine. This was following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, according to a fact sheet prepared by the Defense Department.
The majority of equipment that was shipped to Ukraine came from U.S. military reserve.
President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke during a telephone call. They discussed the latest offer, including high mobility artillery rockets systems, armored vehicles, ammunition, and other lethal equipment. UPI reports.
According to , a readout from the White House, Biden promised Zelensky that the U.S. would “continue supporting Ukraine in its defense against Russian aggression for so long as necessary.”
During a press conference, Laura Cooper, Deputy Assistant Secretary to Defense, stated that the package for Kyiv would be drawn from U.S. stockpiles. This was “tailored” to “maintain momentum both in the east as well as in the south.
File/Ukrainian soldiers unpack a shipment of military aid that was delivered by the United States of America to Ukraine at Boryspil Airport, Kyiv (Ukraine), Friday, February 11, 2022. (AP)
U.S. U.S. military personnel are seen standing by the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, (HIMARS), during Saudi Arabia’s first World Defense Show. It was held north of Riyadh on March 6, 2022. (FAYEZ NURELDINE/AFP via Getty Images).
The package contains four ultra-mobile HIMAR missile systems that are intended to increase the number of rockets the Biden administration has provided Ukraine from its stockpiles up to 20. Washington, DC, also committed 18 additional units that will be directly from the manufacturer once it is completed.
U.S. officials stated that 10 systems were also given by allies to Ukraine.
He stated that “our victories in the ongoing defense operation represent a joint success [Ukraine], [The United States] as well as the whole free world.”
Breitbart News reported that while the Biden administration is working to help Ukraine, back-home voters are more concerned about immediate issues impacting on their lives.
According to a Rasmussen Reports poll, record high gas prices, economic recession and rising crime are top three concerns for voters heading into November’s midterm elections.