Zelenskyy Makes Dire Admission

(UnitedVoice.com) – When Russia invaded Ukraine, US lawmakers agreed the latter needed help to win the war. Three years into the conflict, some have changed their minds and have held up aid for months. Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has now issued a warning about the back and forth.

On April 7, Agence France Presse (AFP) reported that Zelenskyy said he has increased calls on the US Congress to send more aid to his nation. During a video meeting with the news agency, he stated that it was imperative to tell Congress that if they don’t help, “Ukraine will lose the war.”

Zelenskyy also warned that if his nation falls, he believes Russian President Vladimir Putin will attack other countries. That’s a concern shared by other leaders of NATO states and President Joe Biden. If Putin were to make a move on a NATO member, the US would be obligated to get involved under its Article 5 agreement. That is an agreement that all states belonging to the organization will act as one if any of them are attacked. The last time Article 5 was invoked was after the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on America.

While Zelenskyy is urging lawmakers in the US to pass aid, Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) is facing threats from Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA) over the topic. He has reportedly promised to allow the House to vote on an aid package. The congresswoman, who has already filed motions to vacate, has said she will oust him if he brings a bill to the floor for a vote.

The threats led one GOP lawmaker, House Foreign Affairs Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul (R-TX), to say Russian propaganda has “infected” the Republican Party. Another Conservative, House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Mike Turner (R-OH), told CNN’s Jake Tapper that there are members of Congress who have repeated Russian propaganda on the House floor.

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