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What Can Zelensky Say in DC to Win Over Republicans Opposing His Cause?

Posted on AllSides September 21st, 2023
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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky will appear on Capitol Hill today to speak with a Congress that faces worsening obstacles to funding his campaign against Russia amid discontent from a select number of Republicans.

In 2022, Congress voted on bipartisan lines to supply Ukraine with $112 billion in funding. However, even then, some of the most conservative lawmakers opposed the measure, and that resistance has grown in the wake of President Joe Biden's August request for $24 billion in additional funding.

Speaker Kevin McCarthy, who has consistently supported funding Ukraine up to this point, has faced growing pressure...

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