Biden Cuts Another Big Check For Ukraine

United States announces new $400 million military aid package
BANGKOK, THAILAND - NOVEMBER 17: United States Secretary of State, Antony Blinken, speaks with media at a press conference during APEC at the Queen Sirikit National Convention Center on November 17, 2022 in Bangkok, Thailand. Thailand is hosting the APEC meetings this year, which will culminate in the leaders' meetings which will run from Nov. 17 to 19. (Photo by Lauren DeCicca/Getty Images)

At a glance

  • On Wednesday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged to send Ukraine a new $400 million military aid package.
  • According to a statement, the package will include “additional arms, munitions, and air defense equipment from U.S. Department of Defense inventories.”
  • This marks the 26th time the administration has utilized the presidential drawdown authority, which permits the United States to take weapons from its stockpiles and provide them to Ukraine.

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