Spartz refuses to support funding for Ukraine in Congress except for lethal aid: what's going on

Johnson's package should include border security measures. Source: Sipa USA

U.S. Congresswoman Victoria Spartz, a native of Ukraine, refuses to support any other funding for Kyiv, except for lethal aid. At the same time, she sets the conditions for measures to protect the US border

Spartz announced this in her account on the social network X, formerly known as Twitter. She made the post after Speaker Mike Johnson announced his proposal for funding for allies, including Ukraine.

Spartz stated that she was not ready to vote for any other funding for Kyiv, except for the supply of weapons. She emphasized that she only supports "providing lethal assistance" and not "sending money to the Ukrainian government."

"I will not support sending money to the Ukrainian government – only lethal aid," she wrote.

In addition, she said that Johnson's package should include measures to secure the US border with Mexico. Otherwise, she will refuse to support the package at all.

"We must pick the hills we are going to die on and take them. Our southern border is just such a hill. As I have said many times, if Speaker Johnson's package does not include border security measures, I will not support it," Spartz said.

As reported by OBOZ.UA:

– House Speaker Mike Johnson has unveiled a plan to help Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan – four separate bills are to be voted on. The plan is to consider the four bills under one procedural rule.

– The White House does not support the idea of dividing the funding for assistance to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan into separate bills. At the same time, the administration of US President Joe Biden wants to get more information about the initiative of House Speaker Mike Johnson.

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