White House asks Congress for billions in Ukraine, COVID-19 funding during lame duck session

Request for COVID-19 significantly smaller than the $22.4 billion that the Biden administration asked Congress to provide earlier this year

By: - November 15, 2022 3:36 pm

A view of a destroyed building on Nov. 14, 2022, in Borodyanka, Ukraine. In recent days, Russia has retreated from the Ukrainian city of Kherson, allowing Ukraine to reclaim swaths of nearby territory occupied since shortly after the Russian invasion on Feb. 24, 2022. (Jeff J Mitchell/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.