He stressed that his position on this issue has not changed. “I support Ukraine, but I do not support the policy of a “blank check” (a check on which you can write any amount – editorial note). According to him, you need to make sure that “we are responsible for all the funds we spend”, reports TASS, referring to CNN.
The Hill newspaper drew attention to the fact that before the speech of the Ukrainian president, McCarthy, unlike other leaders of the factions of the US Congress party, did not accompany Zelensky to the podium.
Earlier, President Joe Biden officially announced that Washington would send Ukraine an additional $1.8 billion aid package. This assistance package will also include the Patriot missile defense system.