Biden asks Congress for $40B for Ukraine aid, U.S. disaster response, border security

Funding request will likely get lukewarm reception from House Republicans, who have been critical about overall government spending and providing additional support for Ukraine

By: - August 10, 2023 3:49 pm
U.S. President Joe Biden

President Joe Biden talks on the phone with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in the Oval Office of the White House on June 7, 2023, about the Canadian wild fires and the smoke blanketing parts of the U.S. (Adam Schultz/Official White House Pphoto)

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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.