According to the breaking news; US President Joe Biden has ordered an additional $200 million in US aid to Ukraine, including defensive weapons and training.
Mission critical from Biden
He appointed Foreign Minister Antony Blinken to provide aid to Ukraine and make his determinations based on the powers granted by the US President Biden’s 1961 Foreign Aid Act (FAA).
A new statement came from the White House. “President Biden has authorized the diversion and determination of a total of up to $200 million to provide the Department of Defense defense equipment, including military training facilities, to assist Ukraine,” the White House said in a statement.
The US Department of Defense has also announced that the Foreign Aid Act (FAA) of 1961 allows a president, without legislative power or budgetary appropriations, to authorize foreign countries to dispose of United States goods or services as a result of a regional emergency.