US lawmakers will vote on an aid package for Ukraine greater than the $33 billion Biden was asking for

The US House of Representatives will soon vote on an aid package of almost 40,000 million dollars for Ukraine, they reported this Monday various media Americans, referring to sources in the Democratic Party.

According to the informants, the House could vote this Tuesday on the package of measures on Ukraine worth 39.8 billion dollars, more than the 33 billion dollars that Biden requested from Congress last month. “Lawmakers add $3.4 billion in military aid and $3.4 billion in humanitarian aid,” notes Bloomberg.

The White House previously announced that only 250 million dollars left to allocate to Ukraine for military assistance, as it needs congressional approval to allocate additional funding. In this context, Biden asked lawmakers for $33 billion for Ukraine, including $20.4 billion in military assistance, $8.5 billion in direct economic aid, and $3 billion in humanitarian aid.

This Monday, Biden reiterated his request and stressed that the money for supplies to Ukraine is enough for about 10 days. “I ask Congress to immediately pass the Supplemental Funding Bill for Ukraine and have it on my desk in the next few days,” he said.

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