White House confirms over $100b spent on Ukraine war

The confirmation was made in a letter from the White House’s Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to more than 30 Republican lawmakers at the Senate demanding a “full crosscutting” report in January on US military assistance provided to Ukraine, according to Fox 40 Jackson.
The letter, penned by OMB Director Shalanda Young and obtained by Fox News, offers a detailed account of more than $100 billion worth of military assistance the United States has provided to Ukraine since the start of the war on February 24, 2022.
“This support has been critical to Ukraine’s success on the battlefield, as well as the ability of its people to endure under harsh conditions.”
Young claimed that Biden “has made clear” that the United States “will not waver in our commitment to the Ukrainian people as they fight for their freedom and independence.”
Young also provided the Republican Senators with a “table that details supplemental funding provided in support of Ukraine in addition to current obligation levels, which OMB shared with Congress” in August.
The table showed that a total of $101,198,000,000 has been obligated or executed by the Office of Management and Budget, also outlining plans to spend an additional $9.8 billion.
Apart from more than $100 billion already spent in Ukraine, the White House asked Congress last month to authorize an additional $24 billion, which includes $13 billion for defense and $11 billion for economic and humanitarian aid.

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