The leader of the Republican Party in the US Senate, Mitch McConnell, said that Russia, China and Iran are the “new axis of evil.” This is what he’s talking about reported in an interview on Fox News.
The United States must respond to conditions that pose a threat, he said.
“The Iranians are also a threat to us. So, this is an emergency. The evil is China, Russia, Iran – because it is a direct threat to the United States. In many ways, the world is more under threat today than it has ever been in my lifetime,” he said. McConnell.
He noted that the world faces major power competition that coincides with the threats of terrorism, culminating in the war in Israel.
“If the Russians are not defeated, they will enter a NATO country next time. And the idea that our Asian allies are somehow not worried about Ukraine is completely wrong,” the senator emphasized.
- On September 26, 2023, White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre stated that Senate Democratic Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and Senate Republican Leader McConnell support continued funding for Ukraine during the budget resolution vote.
- Foreign Secretary Dmitry Kuleba stated that there is no skepticism in the US Congress and the White House about the further provision of military assistance to Ukraine, and such sentiments, even if they can exist in civil society, are “not mainstream.”
- October 20, 2023 US President Joe Biden called on Congress not to stop supplying arms to Ukraine. The White house made a request to Congress for $106 billion in emergency funding to help Ukraine, Israel and strengthen US border security.
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