Congressional supporters of Ukraine are determined to secure more security assistance despite recent setbacks.
A bill to keep the federal government open excluded President Joe Biden's request for additional security assistance to Ukraine.
Republican resistance to providing aid to Ukraine has been gaining momentum in Congress.
Recent House votes showed significant opposition to allocating funds for training Ukrainian soldiers and purchasing weapons.
House Speaker Kevin McCarthy omitted additional Ukraine aid from a government funding measure.
This signals a shift in the unwavering support the United States had pledged to Ukraine.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer emphasized the importance of aid for Ukraine.
There are increasing demands to attach Ukraine aid to immigration policy in Congress.
Pentagon officials expressed concern about the lack of extra funding for Ukraine and its impact on Ukraine's defense capabilities.
The U.S. has approved multiple rounds of aid for Ukraine in response to Russia's invasion, with additional funding requested by President Biden.