Biden asks Congress for $33 billion for Ukraine aid, pleads again for COVID funds

White House spending request also asks Congress to approve $500 million for domestic food production in the U.S.

By: - April 28, 2022 2:54 pm
President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden delivers remarks on the economic assistance that the U.S. is providing to Ukraine on March 16, 2022, in the South Court Auditorium of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building at the White House. (Adam Schultz/Official White House photo)

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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.