Biden scolds House Repub­li­cans for hold­ing up Ukraine fund­ing: ‘This can­not wait’

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden tried to name and shame House Repub­li­cans for oppos­ing more fund­ing for Ukraine with­out con­ces­sions regard­ing bor­der secu­ri­ty and immi­gra­tion.
“This can­not wait,” Biden said Wednes­day. “Con­gress needs to pass sup­ple­men­tal fund­ing for Ukraine before they break for the hol­i­day recess. It’s as sim­ple as that. Frankly, I think it’s stun­ning that we’ve got­ten to this point in the first place.”
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He men­tioned the pos­si­bil­i­ty of Amer­i­can troops fight­ing Russ­ian troops, argu­ing that suc­cess in Ukraine could buoy Russ­ian Pres­i­dent Vladimir Putin to attack anoth­er NATO coun­try.
“Repub­li­cans in Con­gress are will­ing to give Putin the great­est gift he could hope for,” the pres­i­dent stat­ed.
“Extreme Repub­li­cans are play­ing chick­en with our nation­al secu­ri­ty, hold­ing Ukraine’s fund­ing hostage to their extreme p …