White House points to defense spending in states in new plea for Ukraine aid

The funding would ‘modernize vital munitions and equipment like… tactical vehicles made in Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana…’ said WH budget director Shalinda Young.

By: - December 4, 2023 12:55 pm

Air Force airmen load munitions for a guided multiple launch rocket system onto a Boeing 767 at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., Aug. 11, 2022. The cargo was part of a security assistance package for Ukraine. The White House is asking Congress to approve additional Ukraine aid. (DOD Photo by Air Force Senior Airman Matt Porter)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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