Biden says ‘no alternative’ but for US Congress to support Ukraine aid

Zelensky hails Biden's 'powerful address' in support of Ukraine
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US President Joe Biden said Thursday there was “no alternative” to Congress supporting fresh military aid for Ukraine to fight Russia, after Republican lawmakers threatened to block a new package.

“I’m counting on the good judgment of the United States Congress. There’s no alternative,” Biden, who was meeting Ukrainian President Volodymr Zelensky, said when a reporter asked whether Congress would pass the funding.

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