November 28, 2023

Tough border negotiations endanger Ukraine aid

Sen. Thom Tillis says GOP colleague Sen. James Lankford is working on a one-page summary of the Republican position on border and asylum policy. | Francis Chung/POLITICO American support for Ukraine is in peril in Congress. And the best hope is an underdog Senate gang negotiating over border security. For the second time in two

GOP senators introduce stand-alone bill to aid Israel without more funding to Ukraine

GOP Sens. Roger Marshall, Ted Cruz, JD Vance and Mike Lee introduced a stand-alone bill to funnel aid to Israel without tying it to Ukraine aid on Thursday. The bill, called the Israel Supplemental Appropriations Act, is an alternative to President Biden‚Äôs $106 billion emergency supplemental bill he requested from Congress last week. The Israel […]

Dispute over Israel, Ukraine Aid Puts Speaker Johnson at Odds with Joe Biden, Mitch McConnell

Win McNamee/Getty Images Speaker Mike Johnson’s (R-LA) decision to split Israel and Ukraine aid puts him at odds with President Joe Biden, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY). The House will return to session on Wednesday, when the chamber will take on a slate of issues, including potential

Biden expected to ask Congress for $100B package that includes aid to Israel and Ukraine

The request is expected to be sent to Congress Hill as soon as Friday, after President Joe Biden returns from a trip to Israel. | Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images The Biden administration is expected to ask Congress for at least $1srcsrc billion in supplemental funding to address Israel, Ukraine and domestic issues, such as border funding

Breaking Biden’ Author: Five Takeaways from Joe’s Duplicitous Oval Office Address About Ukraine

Jonathan Ernst – Pool/Getty Images Joe Biden gave a rare Oval Office address Thursday night that began with a clear condemnation of Hamas terror, but quickly shifted focus to cynical politicking and narrative setting, even while Americans are still being held hostage. Here are a few essential takeaways: 1. The Address Was About Ukraine, Not […]

McCarthy reverses on Ukraine aid as GOP scrambles on funding bills

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said the bill will move forward with the Ukraine aid included, arguing it would be too complicated to remove. | Francis Chung/POLITICO Speaker Kevin McCarthy is backtracking on his plan to remove Ukraine aid from a massive military spending bill as Republicans scramble to find a way forward on funding the

Biden Administration Sending Weapons to Israel After Dipping into Its Military Stockpile for Ukraine

The Biden administration is sending munitions to Israel months after it dipped into an Israel-based U.S. military stockpile to aid Ukraine. President Joe Biden told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during a call Sunday that military assistance was on the way, with more to follow over the coming days. That assistance will include munitions, according to

Report: Biden Administration ‘Scrambling’ to Assure Allies that Ukraine Aid Will Continue

The Biden administration is ‚Äúscrambling‚ÄĚ to try to assure U.S. allies that American aid to Ukraine will continue despite growing Republican opposition to it, according to a report. Four sources told Axios that President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Antony Blinken plan to call several of their counterparts in Europe and will hold a

Kremlin Threatens to use Nuclear Weapons if Ukraine Retakes ‘Russian Land’ in Counteroffensive

Moscow will not hesitate to use nuclear weapons if Ukraine‚Äôs counteroffensive efforts are successful and recapture ‚ÄúRussian land‚ÄĚ, former Russian President Dmitry Medvedev warned on Sunday. The war of words once again escalated in the conflict between Russia and Ukraine on Sunday, with Zelensky declaring that it is ‚Äúabsolutely fair‚ÄĚ for targets within Russia to

Longshot 2024 Hopeful Chris Christie Goes to Ukraine, Meets with Zelensky

Chris Christie, former Republican New Jersey governor and Republican presidential candidate, made a surprise stop in Ukraine on Friday, meeting with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. ‚ÄúIt was an honor to meet with President @ZelenskyyUa in Ukraine and see firsthand Ukrainians have displayed in their fight against Russia,‚ÄĚ Christie posted on X. ‚ÄúAmerica has never moved

UK prime minister says no immediate plans to send British troops to Ukraine

United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on Sunday he has no immediate plans to send troops to Ukraine, despite comments made by the recently appointed defense minister who last month suggested troops could be sent to the country to conduct training. Since Russia invaded Ukraine in February 2022, the UK has yet to send […]

Exclusive ‚ÄĒ Bernie Moreno: Tying Ukraine Aid to Disaster Relief Best Example of D.C. ‘Uniparty’

Ohio businessman and Senate Republican candidate Bernie Moreno said on¬†Breitbart News Saturday¬†that tying more Ukraine aid to American disaster relief to appease Republicans and Democrats represents exactly how the D.C. ‚ÄúUniparty‚ÄĚ works. Moreno spoke to¬†Breitbart News Saturday¬†host Matthew Boyle as President Joe Biden has asked for $40 billion in supplemental funding, $24 billion of which

Exclusive ‚ÄĒ Vivek Ramaswamy: ‚ÄėNeocon Establishment Is Threatened‚Äô by My Views on Ukraine¬†

Republican presidential hopeful Vivek Ramaswamy told Breitbart News the ‚Äúneocon establishment is threatened by the fact that I‚Äôm speaking the truth‚ÄĚ about Ukraine and endless wars. LISTEN: Breitbart News Saturday¬†host Matthew Boyle told Ramaswamy that Americans are tired of ‚Äúendless wars,‚ÄĚ and pointed out that right after President Joe Biden withdrew troops from Afghanistan, he

Mike Lee Calls for ‘New Leadership’ as Mitch McConnell Plans to Ram Ukraine Aid Down ‘House’s Throat’

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) on Friday night called for new Senate Republican leadership, citing a story that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) plans to ram Ukraine aid down the ‚ÄúHouse‚Äôs throat.‚ÄĚ Citing a¬†Wall Street Journal¬†opinion piece by Kimberly Strassel that discussed how McConnell will help Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) force the House

Russia assailed by Albanian PM after failed attempt to prevent Ukraine President Zelenskyy from speaking at UN

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama didn’t mince words Wednesday while criticizing Russia’s attempt to block Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy from speaking at the United Nations Security Council meeting in New York.¬† Rama noted that the notice of speaking orders was given in advance and any objections should have been raised beforehand. “I want to assure […]

France, Germany Kick Off NATO Summit With New Missiles, Tanks For Ukraine

NATO’s annual summit in Lithuania kicked off with major new pledges of military support, with new missile systems and tanks heading east from Germany and France. While Ukraine’s leadership may have expressed disappointment that it is not to join the alliance at this annual conference of the members of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO)

House Republicans are standing between Biden and his war to save Ukraine

President Joe Biden has placed the defense of Ukraine against Russia’s invasion at the center of his foreign policy, rallying the democracies of the world to help one of their own. | Win McNamee/Getty Images The White House’s $24 billion request to arm Ukraine will test the administration’s ability to support Kyiv just as it

Republicans Rip Joe Biden for Tying U.S. Disaster Relief to Ukraine Funding

Republicans are ripping President Joe Biden for attempting to tie U.S. disaster relief to Ukraine funding, asserting that the president is holding Americans ‚Äúhostage.‚ÄĚ Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is leading the charge, urging Congress to separate disaster relief in the U.S. from billions more in aid to Ukraine. Biden this week was originally expected to

Oops: $3 Billion Pentagon Accounting Error Means More Arms for Ukraine

What’s a lazy couple of billion in U.S. taxpayer dollars when there’s a war in Eastern Europe to fight? That question was answered Thursday when the Defense Department revealed it can send more weapons to Ukraine without Congress spending approval after the Pentagon overestimated the value of the arms it has already sent Kyiv by some $3

Russians, Ex-US Officials Secretly Discussing Ukraine

Former senior U.S. national security officials have been holding secret talks with key Russians said to be close to the Kremlin, including in one case, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, in hopes of preparing for negotiations that could end the war in Ukraine, according to people briefed on the discussions. The Lavrov meeting, held in […]

Biden Once Opposed Cluster Bombs when Israel Used Them; Now Ships to Ukraine

President Joe Biden will be sending cluster bombs to Ukraine to use in its war against Russia, the White House confirmed Friday. But he has opposed their use in the past, especially by Israel in the Lebanon War in 1982. The¬†Washington Post recalled Biden‚Äôs ‚Äúcomplicated history‚ÄĚ ‚ÄĒ i.e. flip-flopping ‚ÄĒ on the issue of cluster

Biden: We’re Sending Cluster Munitions to Ukraine Because ‘We’re Low on’ Ammo They Need and They’re ‘Running out of’ Ammo

During a portion of an interview with¬†Washington Post¬†columnist and CNN host Fareed Zakaria set to air on Sunday‚Äôs broadcast of CNN‚Äôs ‚ÄúFareed Zakaria GPS‚ÄĚ that was released on Friday, President Joe Biden defended his decision to send cluster munitions to Ukraine by stating that Ukraine is ‚Äúrunning out‚ÄĚ of the ammunition that they need, and

Ukraine: Russia launches cruise missiles into Kyiv and other cities, killing at least 8 people

Air raid sirens echoed throughout Ukraine‚Äôs capital city of Kyiv early Friday morning as Russia fired more than 20 cruise missiles and two drones at it and other parts of the country, leaving at least 23 people dead, three of which were children, officials said. The missile barrage was Russia‚Äôs first direct attack on the […]

WATCH –Woke Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy: ‘I Would Not Give Another Dollar to Ukraine’

WATCH ‚ÄĒ Anti-Woke Presidential Candidate Vivek Ramaswamy: ‚ÄėI Would Not Give Another Dollar to Ukraine‚Äô WOLFEBORO, NEW HAMPSHIRE ‚Äď Republican presidential candidate Vivek Ramaswamy said Friday night he would not send any more taxpayer dollars to Ukraine if elected and asserted Russia‚Äôs invasion of the country proves energy independence is pivotal not only to economic

‚ÄėBest‚Äô Russian general killed in Ukraine missile strike during counteroffensive

A top Russian general has been killed in a Ukrainian missile strike during Kyiv‚Äôs escalating counteroffensive, a report said Tuesday. Prominent pro-Russian war correspondent Yury Kotyonok revealed on his Telegram channel that Major-General Sergei Goryachev, Chief of Staff of Russia‚Äôs 35th Army, had been killed Monday on the Zaporizhzhia front, where Ukrainian forces have been […]

FACT CHECK: No, Mexican TV Did Not Report Cartel Members Had AT-4 Rocket Launchers Sourced From Ukraine

A post shared on Twitter claims Mexican television reported that cartels have dozens of AT-4s sourced from Ukraine. Mexican TV reports that dozens of U.S. AT-4 weapons systems, which were originally shipped to Ukraine, have been purchased by Cartel Golfo in ‚ÄĒ Citizen Free Press (@CitizenFreePres) June 1, 2023 Verdict: False The original report

What Debt Ceiling? Biden Set to Send Another $375 Million in Weapons to Ukraine

U.S. President Joe Biden is reportedly set to announce another $375 million in weapons aid for Ukraine. The United States is to hand over another $375 million in so-called ‚Äúmilitary aid‚ÄĚ to Ukraine, officials in both the Biden and Zelensky administrations have claimed. President Joe Biden is set to announce the new injection of guns

Russia’s Air Force Has a Very Fiery Day at the Border as It Tries to Bomb Ukraine

Apocalyptic scenes were on display in Russia’s Bryansk region Saturday as four military aircraft were apparently blown out of the sky near the border, killing nearly a dozen service members.Officially, authorities blamed the Mi-8 helicopter crash on a mysterious engine fire, but video shared on social media by local residents appeared to show a missile

Pentagon Investigating Alleged Leak of Classified Documents About Ukraine War Effort

Alexey Furman/Getty Images The Pentagon is investigating the alleged leak of classified U.S. documents about Ukraine’s war effort and military strength, a spokesperson confirmed on Friday. These leaked documents purport to show sensitive information about the United States and NATO’s support for Ukraine’s fight against Russia. Pentagon deputy press secretary Sabrina Singh did not comment

Over 1 million young Russians left workforce as Putin focused on Ukraine conflict: report

Russia may have lost as many as 1.3 million young workers since the start of Vladimir Putin‚Äôs invasion of Ukraine, according to a new report.¬† The Finexpertiza consulting firm released its findings after analyzing official statistics, reporting that working citizens under the age of 35 in Russia fell by 1.33 million people between December 2021 […]