Jeffries, Democratic leader, accuses “Pro-Putin faction” within GOP of obstructing Ukraine aid. – Video

Jeffries, Democratic leader, accuses “Pro-Putin faction” within GOP of obstructing Ukraine aid. – Video

In a recent interview with “60 Minutes Overtime,” Democratic House Minority Leader Hakeem Jeffries discussed the importance of providing military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine in the face of Russian aggression. Jeffries emphasized that the impact of Russia’s actions in Ukraine extends beyond just a regional conflict and could potentially draw the United States into a larger conflict if Ukraine falls.

Jeffries highlighted the support for Ukraine in Congress, noting that all 210 Democrats in the House voted in favor of a $61 billion aid package for Ukraine, which faced opposition and delays from a pro-Putin faction within the Republican Party. Jeffries pointed to prominent figures like Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Sen. JD Vance as examples of individuals undermining America’s national security interests by opposing aid to Ukraine.

By shedding light on the obstacles faced in providing aid to Ukraine and calling out individuals within Congress for their pro-Russian stance, Jeffries urged for continued support to prevent further aggression from Russia and protect America’s interests. The interview underscored the importance of bipartisan cooperation in addressing international threats and standing up to adversaries like Vladimir Putin.

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