The Biden administration has announced $100 million in arms funding to Ukraine on top of the newly approved $40 billion aid package.
On Thursday, the Senate approved $40 billion in aid for Ukraine as the nation continues to fight back against Russia’s invasion.
ust hours later, Secretary of State Antony Blinken announced that the United States would be sending an additional $100 million in arms.
In a statement, Blinken explained that Ukrainian forces have “remained firmly in the fight” against Russia, but are in need of assistance, namely arms and other equipment.
“Pursuant to a delegation from the President,” Blinken said, “I am authorizing our tenth drawdown of additional arms and equipment for Ukraine’s defense from US Department of Defense inventories, valued at up to $100 million.”
“This brings total US military assistance to Ukraine to approximately $3.9 bil…