White House wants $10 billion for Ukraine aid, $22.5 billion for more COVID help

While approving Ukraine aid may quickly get bipartisan support in Congress, COVID-19 aid will likely face a more complicated path

By: - March 3, 2022 1:14 pm
Ukraine Ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarova

Ukraine Ambassador to the United States, Oksana Markarova, responds as U.S. President Joe Biden delivers his first State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress, at the Capitol on March 1, 2022 in Washington, D.C. During his first State of the Union address, Biden spoke on his administration’s efforts to lead a global response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine, work to curb inflation, and bring the country out of the COVID-19 pandemic. (J. Scott Applewhite/Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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