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  • Putin has new cyber-tools that threaten democracy.......

    02/28/2024 3:13:32 AM PST · by Chad C. Mulligan · 55 replies
    Times (London) ^ | February 27 2024 | Tom Ball
    ussian spies have developed an artificial intelligence tool that Moscow is using to meddle in elections in Britain and the United States on a scale “exponentially greater” than ever before, Ukraine’s national security adviser has warned. In an interview with The Times, Oleksiy Danilov said that AI had enabled Russia to substantially ramp up its disinformation campaigns, designed to sow division and influence public opinion, and that Moscow now had specific units dedicated to every country holding an election in Europe. He said: “Artificial intelligence is a huge step forward for Russia and it makes the impact [of their meddling]...
  • Schumer makes plea to Johnson to pass Ukraine aid: ‘He has to do the right thing’

    02/25/2024 4:45:33 AM PST · by RandFan · 82 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/24/24 8:12 AM ET | BY TARA SUTER
    Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) made a plea for House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) to pass aid to Ukraine, during a Friday interview. “We need Speaker Johnson to make sure that we get that aid,” Schumer said in an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer. “If he put the bill on the floor, it would pass. There are a good number of Republicans in the House who know how important it is, and he has to see that history is on his back.” “He cannot have obeisance to Donald Trump,” Schumer continued. “He has to do the right thing here.”...
  • Senate Democrat: Americans will be next on front lines against Russia if Ukraine aid not approved

    02/16/2024 11:29:52 AM PST · by BradtotheBone · 79 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 16, 2024 | Filip Timotija
    American soldiers could be next in line to combat the Russian military if the House does not approve a supplemental package that includes aid to Ukraine, Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) said Friday. “In the next front against Russia, it will be Americans on the front lines,” Coons told CNBC’s Silvia Amaro on Friday in an interview from the Munich Security Conference. “We are best off investing in the Ukrainians who are fighting bravely for their own freedom than allowing Putin the opportunity to spread further chaos and violence across Europe,” Coons said. The Senate approved a $95 billion foreign aid...
  • BREAKING: White House refuses to hand over early drafts of Biden speech demanding Ukraine fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin: House Oversight

    01/31/2024 3:20:53 PM PST · by McGruff · 16 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | Jan 31, 2024 | Hannah Nightingale
    As part of the impeachment inquiry into Joe Biden, House committees have revealed in a letter sent Wednesday that the Biden White House has refused to hand over all drafts of Biden’s December 2015 speech in Ukraine during which he called for the firing of Ukrainian prosecutor Viktor Shokin. He made the speech before the Ukrainian Rada and later bragged about having demanded that then Ukrainian President Poroshenko fire prosecutor Viktor Shokin who was apparently digging into corruption at Burisma where Hunter Biden sat on the board with an income of $80,000 per month. "For more than five months the...
  • More Republican Senators Expect Lankford Migration Plan to Collapse

    01/31/2024 6:44:28 AM PST · by Tench_Coxe · 51 replies
    Pro-migration Republican Senators are signaling a quick collapse for the Democratic-backed migration plan now being negotiated by Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) and Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-KY), according to Politico. (snip) Another pro-migration GOP Senator, Sen. Mike Rounds (R-S.D.), blamed Russia for the rising GOP opposition, telling Politico “I suspect that a lot of the internet rumors are very well coming from overseas, where they would love to see this shut down because some people would rather not see funding for Ukraine.”
  • US Senate panel backs 'big hammer' plan to seize Russian assets to help Ukraine

    01/26/2024 2:26:53 PM PST · by · 148 replies
    Reuters ^ | January 24, 2024 | Patricia Zengerle
    A U.S. Senate committee approved legislation on Wednesday that would help set the stage for the United States to confiscate Russian assets and hand them over to Ukraine for rebuilding after the destruction of the nearly two-year-long war. The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted 20 to 1 in favor of the unprecedented "Rebuilding Economic Prosperity and Opportunity (REPO) for Ukrainians Act." If it were to pass the full Senate and House of Representatives and be signed into law by President Joe Biden, as expected, the act would pave the way for Washington's first-ever seizure of central bank assets from a...
  • 'Incredibly stark': Biden aides give lawmakers a grim assessment of Ukraine without more aid

    01/20/2024 8:51:35 AM PST · by Mariner · 111 replies
    NBC via Yahoo ^ | January 19th, 2024 | Monica Alba and Julie Tsirkin and Andrea Mitchell (Three Stooges)
    WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s top aides bluntly told lawmakers in a private meeting on Wednesday that if Congress fails to authorize additional military aid for Ukraine in the coming days, Russia could win the war in a matter of weeks — months at best, according to two people familiar with the meeting.National security adviser Jake Sullivan and the Director of National Intelligence Avril Haines told the lawmakers that Ukraine will run out of certain air defense and artillery capabilities in the coming weeks, according to the people familiar with the meeting.The grim assessment, which one White House official described...
  • ‘It’s time to act’: McConnell pushes Ukraine-border plan despite Johnson’s doubts

    After Wednesday’s meeting at the White House with President Biden and 20 congressional leaders, McConnell declared that he was done trying to placate Ukraine skeptics in Johnson’s conference. There’s roughly $110 billion on the table that would bolster Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky’s defense against Russia, along with helping Israel and Taiwan, and provide billions of dollars to shore up the U.S. border along Mexico.
  • Biden: “If My Republican Colleagues Don’t Fund Ukraine, They’re Gonna Have an Awful Lot to Pay For” (VIDEO)

    01/13/2024 8:39:36 PM PST · by Red Badger · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jan. 13, 2024 8:30 pm | By Cristina Laila
    Joe Biden on Saturday stopped to talk to reporters posted up on the South Lawn as he departed to Camp David, the presidential retreat in Catoctin Mountain Park in Maryland for another weekend vacation. Reporters asked Joe Biden about escalations with Iran, the border crisis and Ukraine. Biden denied there is a crisis at the southern border even though an estimated 11 million illegal aliens – mainly military-age males from Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East – invaded on his watch. “Would you call the situation on the southern border a ‘crisis’?” a reporter asked Biden. He blamed Republicans....
  • Bild: Russia may attempt to attack Europe next winter, European intelligence source says

    12/25/2023 11:52:50 AM PST · by Mariner · 69 replies
    The Kiev Independent via Yahoo ^ | December 25th, 2023 | Dmytro Basmat
    European intelligence suggests that Russia may launch an attack on Europe during the winter of 2024-2025 if the United States finds itself "without a leader" following the 2024 U.S. presidential election, the German tabloid Bild reported on Dec. 23, citing an anonymous European intelligence source.The intelligence service source contends that a potential Russian strike on Europe could occur within the presidential transitionary period, contingent on President Joe Biden not securing re-election in the 2024 U.S. presidential election. This transition period spans three months, from the November 2024 U.S. presidential election to the subsequent inauguration in January 2025.According to the intelligence...
  • Biden: If Ukraine Aid Is Not Passed, U.S. Troops Will Be Deployed to Fight Russia

    12/07/2023 6:09:01 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 130 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 12/07/2023 | Kristina Wong
    President Joe Biden echoed the warnings of his defense secretary in an address to the public this week, saying if Congress does not pass $64 billion in aid to Ukraine, U.S. troops will end up fighting Russia in Europe. “This cannot wait. Congress needs to pass supplemental funding for Ukraine before they break for the holiday recess. It’s as simple as that,” Biden began. He then accused skeptical Republicans in Congress of being “willing to give Putin the greatest gift he could hope for and abandon our global leadership not just to Ukraine, but beyond that.”
  • Biden to Congress: Help Ukraine Now or Send Americans to Fight Russia With NATO Later

    12/06/2023 2:56:10 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 194 replies
    MSN via US News and World Reports ^ | 12/06/23 | Susan Milligan
    President Joe Biden delivered his sternest warning yet to congressional Republicans balking at approving more aid to Ukraine: Pay up now or you'll pay more later, forced to send U.S. troops to fight Russian soldiers when an emboldened Russian President Vladimir Putin moves in on a NATO member country. "Congress needs to pass supplemental funding for Ukraine before they break for the holiday. It's as simple as that," Biden said at the White House as the GOP-led House mulled Biden's request for $106 billion in emergency spending, including foreign aid. "Frankly, I think It's stunning we have gotten to this...
  • Report: Defense Secretary Warned Congress U.S. Troops Could Be Deployed If Ukraine Aid Is Not Sent

    12/05/2023 7:40:58 PM PST · by chief lee runamok · 155 replies
    breitbart ^ | Kristina Wong
    Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin warned Congress on Tuesday during a private briefing that if they do not pass more aid to Ukraine, it would “very likely” lead to U.S. troops fighting a war in Europe.
  • White House Warns Congress That Ukraine Aid Must Continue

    12/04/2023 11:54:02 AM PST · by Navy Patriot · 34 replies
    Newsmax ^ | December 4, 2023 | No Newsmax Reporter Will Volunteer
    The Biden administration Monday sent Congress an urgent warning about the need to approve tens of billions of dollars in military and economic assistance to Ukraine, saying Kyiv's war effort to defend itself from Russia's invasion might grind to a halt without it. In a letter to House and Senate leaders and released publicly, Office of Management and Budget Director Shalanda Young warned the U.S. will run out of funding to send weapons and assistance to Ukraine by the end of the year, saying that would "kneecap" Ukraine on the battlefield. She added that the U.S. already has run out...
  • Biden considering huge ‘one and done’ Ukraine aid package

    10/09/2023 4:26:20 PM PDT · by ATOMIC_PUNK · 43 replies ^ | 7 October 2023 • 2:13pm | By Tony Diver, US EDITOR
    Biden considering huge ‘one and done’ Ukraine aid package US president wants to get issue sorted until next election, say insiders, as Republican sceptics continue to cause problems Joe Biden is considering a “one-and-done” spending bill to fund the war in Ukraine until the next presidential election in an attempt to overcome an impasse with Republicans, The Telegraph understands....
  • Booker: We’ll ‘Do Whatever We Have to’ to Ensure Ukraine Funding Remains, Including Shutdown

    10/05/2023 6:04:09 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 59 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10/05/2023 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Source,” Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) responded to a question on whether he’d hold up a bill to prevent a government shutdown if it doesn’t have Ukraine funding by stating that “we’re going to do whatever we have to do to fight to make sure Ukraine funding happens and it happens in a way that gives them the unbroken resources that they need to continue to repel this Russian invasion.” Host Kaitlan Collins asked, “Are you willing to hold up any bill that comes to the Senate without that funding for Ukraine in it?”
  • Dem Sen. Bennet: I’ll ‘Definitely’ Shut Down Government if We Don’t Have Ukraine Money

    10/05/2023 5:35:22 AM PDT · by Tench_Coxe · 38 replies
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Katy Tur Reports,” Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO) said that he is “definitely” willing to shut down the government if a bill to keep it open doesn’t include Ukraine funding (snip) Earlier, Bennet said that America is “at the head of these free countries around the world standing against tyranny.”
  • Graham says Ukraine aid will not be separated from border funding

    10/01/2023 10:28:53 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/01/2023 | MIRANDA NAZZARO
    Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said Sunday he expects Ukraine aid will not be separated from border funding as Congress tried to figure out a path forward after a shutdown bill left Ukraine out. “To those who say we need to fix our border, you’re right,” Graham said on CBS News’s “Face The Nation.” “To those who say we need to help Ukraine, you’re right. To those who say we need to do the border, not Ukraine, you’re wrong.”
  • General Milley: Ukraine Fight Can Be Sustained Since ‘The United States, Allied Countries Are Rich’

    09/20/2023 6:54:32 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Sep 2023 | KRISTINA WONG
    Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Mark Milley said at a press conference from Germany on Tuesday that the Ukraine War could be sustained because the United States and its allies are “rich.” Milley was asked: “President Zelenskyy said this weekend that U.S. military aid to Ukraine is arriving far too late. Do Ukraine’s military partners have the industrial capacity to enable Ukraine to make major gains in another fighting season?” Milley responded: “…you asked about the capacity. Can we continue to do this? The short answer is yes, we can continue to do this, and the United...
  • The Senate legislation will fund the government until Nov. 17, and provide approximately $6.15 billion in funding for Ukraine and $5.99 billion in disaster assistance

    09/26/2023 5:43:15 PM PDT · by RandFan · 72 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/26/23 6:24 PM ET | BY ALEXANDER BOLTON
    The Senate voted Tuesday to advance a short-term funding measure to avoid a government shutdown at the end of the week. The Senate voted 77 to 19 to advance the legislative vehicle they will use for a continuing resolution funding government until Nov. 17. The vote puts the Senate on a path to pass a continuing resolution (CR) later this week that it could then send to the House to avoid a shutdown on Oct. 1. The House has been stuck on how to move forward with funding the government amid disputes among Republicans in the majority. If the Senate...