US aid to Ukraine is running out, according to PoliticoMay 15, 2023
The White House is reportedly considering a new aid package for Ukraine, which could run out as early as mid-summer, as Washington has already spent most of the $48 billion aid package approved by Congress in December. Members of Congress are reportedly alarmed that the White House could be unable to quickly deliver military aid to Ukraine, especially as Kiev plans a counteroffensive against Russia. The Pentagon announced its latest aid package for Kiev last week, valued at some $1.2 billion, intended to go to the military industry to produce artillery and air-defense ammunition. The Biden administration is already engaged in a standoff with the Republican-majority House of Representatives over raising the US debt ceiling. Moscow has slammed the US and its Western allies for continuing to pump weapons into Ukraine.