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The Biden administration is asking Congress for another $28 billion for aid to Ukraine. Shown here are rescue workers at the scene of a missile strike in Kyiv on Nov. 15, 2022. (Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

White House asks Congress for billions in Ukraine, COVID-19 funding during lame-duck session

BY: - November 15, 2022

WASHINGTON —  The Biden administration on Tuesday asked Congress for billions more in funding this year to address COVID-19 and the ongoing war in Ukraine, suggesting lawmakers attach it to a spending bill that must pass before Dec. 16.  The $9 billion request for COVID-19 operations and nearly $38 billion in additional relief for Ukraine […]