US Congress suspends consideration of bill on extradition of $33 billion to Ukraine

Republicans and Democrats have warned that there are many issues that need to be addressed in President Joe Biden’s formal request for additional funding to Ukraine, which was made Thursday, including drafting legislative language, and the entire process could take weeks until final votes in both houses are held. , writes CNN.

Biden has formally requested a bill from Congress for $33 billion in additional funding to go to support Ukraine over the next few months.

Biden suggested that the move would put pressure on the Russian oligarchs, as it would involve using money from their seized assets to fund Ukraine’s defense.

A House Democratic House leadership aide chilled timing expectations, saying Biden’s additional request still has a long way to go in both houses.

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