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McConnell Says Biden Should Arm Ukraine Against Russia Threat

  • Senate GOP leader backs sending ‘whatever weapons’ needed
  • Biden to speak with Putin on Tuesday with Ukraine on agenda
Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

Photographer: Al Drago/Bloomberg
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Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said President Joe Biden should supply Ukraine with “whatever weapons they think they need” to defend themselves from a potential Russian invasion.

His comments on Monday came on the eve of a call between Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin over Russia’s growing military presence on the Ukrainian border.