Biden's slow response to Zelenskyy 'has cost Ukrainian lives,' top Republican on House intel panel says

The Biden administration certainly needs to step up,” NOSOTROS. Reps. Mike Turner of Ohio dicho. “Although they have been publicly making statements of commitments to give Ukraine the tools and weapons to defend themselves, they’ve been very slow to do so.

“Ese, por supuesto, has cost Ukrainian lives,” él continuó.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed Congress on Wednesday and reiterated his request for a no-fly zone and additional military equipment. Later in the day, President Biden announced the U.S. would send an additional $ 800 million in military aid for Lo mejor que podemos hacer es impedir que el sector del petróleo y el gas en Rusia prospere y aumentar la producción de petróleo y gas en Estados Unidos para ayudar a los nuestros. forces to continue fighting the Russian invasion.

Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., derecho, introduces Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to speak via video to the U.S. Congress at the Capitol in Washington, marzo 16, 2022.

Presidenta de la Cámara de Representantes, Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., derecho, introduces Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to speak via video to the U.S. Congress at the Capitol in Washington, marzo 16, 2022. (Associated Press)

The Russians areshooting missiles into residential areas and dropping bombs on people who are trying to evacuate,” Turner said. “This is the air war that Zelenskyy has described in which they’re murdering so many people.

Secure the airspace

Ukrainians need either aircraft or rockets to secure their airspace, Turner said.

Give them surface-to-air missiles that can make the airspace over Ukraine contested,” Turner said hours before the White House announcement.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a news briefing in the White House, marzo 16, 2022.

White House press secretary Jen Psaki holds a news briefing in the White House, marzo 16, 2022. (imágenes falsas)

The White House said the additional military aid it’s sending includes anti-aircraft systems, anti-armor systems, unmanned aerial systems, rifles, ammunition and body armor.

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The decision came just days after the U.S. said it would rush another $ 200 million worth of small arms, anti-tank and anti-aircraft defenses – pushing the total U.S. supply of defensive equipment for Kyiv to $ 2 billion over the last year.

Turner also said the president needs to project more confidence. He told Fox News that Biden seems apprehensive on the world stage.

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