Quickest way to aid Ukraine is clean funding bill, top U.S. Senate Republican says

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U.S. Senate Republicans hold weekly policy lunch at U.S. Capitol in Washington

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said on Tuesday that the best way for Washington to speed aid to Ukraine was to pass a funding bill devoid of extraneous items.

Biden has called on Congress to approve $33 billion in aid for Kyiv, a package that some Democrats want to see tied with a COVID-19 relief proposal.

(Reporting by David Morgan; Writing by Tim Ahmann; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)


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