Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits White House for joint appearance with Biden

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visits White House for joint appearance with Biden

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s scheduled to visit the White House on Tuesday.

Ukrainian President Zelenskyy’s upcoming trip to the White House raises doubts about the status of funding discussions.

Biden will assume the role of President.meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy

Before the joint news conference at the White House on Tuesday, it seems that Congress has hit a roadblock in their attempts to pass a bill providing aid.Ukraine

The Senate did not approve a Democratic proposal last week that included significant funding for both Ukraine and Israel. The bill was rejected due to disagreement between Republicans and Democrats over border security and immigration policies, which Republicans had linked to their support for the aid. agencies

The Office of Management and Budget has issued a warning to government agencies.

U.S. financial support for Ukraine is expected to be depleted by the conclusion of this month.

Just before the vote, Mr. Biden implored Congress to approve assistance for Ukraine in its fight against Russian President Vladimir Putin’s aggressive actions. Some Republicans have become more doubtful about providing aid to Ukraine, asking for measurable results and responsibility, and emphasizing the need for U.S. border security to be the top priority.

Four Russian soldiers have been accused of committing war crimes by abducting and torturing an American citizen in Ukraine.

Zelenskyy last

I traveled to Washington, D.C. during the month of September.

“Expressing gratitude to Congress for their assistance and appealing for additional support.”

After his visit in September, Zelenskyy tweeted that he trusts the U.S. Congress to make significant choices in order to offer monetary support to Ukraine. He emphasized the need for oversight, transparency, and accountability in the distribution of aid.

How to view the press conference between Biden and Zelenskyy.

  • What: Biden and Zelenskyy hold joint press conference 
  • Date: Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2023
  • Time: 4:15 p.m. 
  • Location: White House
  • Live streaming on CBS News through the above player or on your mobile or streaming device.