. Congress vets a possible ambassador to Ukraine and considers billions more in aid « JO LEE MAGAZINE

NPR – Bridget Brink, a career diplomat who is President Biden’s pick to serve as ambassador to Ukraine will be on Capitol Hill today before the Senate Foreign Relations committee for a confirmation hearing.

Democrats say they hope to quickly pass nearly $40 billion in additional aid for Ukraine. President Biden dropped his request to combine the Ukraine money with a separate request for additional COVID-19 response funds, so that the Ukraine aid can pass fast.

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