Zelensky asks Americans to remember Pearl Harbor and 9/11
President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Addressed US Congress Substantially after being invited by the Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi And Senate Majority Leaders Chuck Schumer.. He received a standing ovation when he appeared on the screen in front of a member of the Diet.
During his remarks, he called on the United States to remember the attack on Pearl Harbor and the terrorist attack on September 11. That is because we see Ukrainians being attacked and killed by Russian troops.
The Ukrainian president told lawmakers in a wartime speech to Congress on Wednesday that Ukraine is now “experiencing the same every day” as it did in the darkest days of the United States.
Mr. Zelensky also requested Congress to use Soviet air defense systems and fighters as an alternative to NATO’s humanitarian no-fly zone over his airspace.
US and NATO officials have so far pleaded for a no-fly zone over Ukraine to avoid risking Allied planes engaging directly with Russian planes and increasing the likelihood of a nuclear conflict. Rejected.
President Joe Biden In response to Zelensky’s remarks, he announced a new $ 800 million (£ 612 million) aid, bringing the total amount of aid sent to Ukraine to $ 1 billion last week alone.
This new support includes 800 anti-aircraft systems. 9,000 anti-armor system. 7,000 machine guns, shotguns, grenade launchers and 20 million ammunition. And 100 drones.
Biden then called Putin the first “war criminal.” “I’m talking from the bottom of my heart,” said Jen Psaki, a White House spokesman.
The United States is “very hard” looking at whether Russia will “intentionally” target journalists
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 06:00
American financial firm accused of asking Zelensky’s T-shirt
U.S. financier Peter Schiff was mercilessly ridiculed after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky asked a member of the US Congress why he didn’t wear a suit while addressing a member of the US Congress on Wednesday.
“I understand the times are tough, but the President of Ukraine has not filed a proceeding,” said former Republican candidate Schiff on Twitter.
He added: “I don’t pay much respect to current members of the US Congress, but I still don’t wear T-shirts to talk to them. I don’t want to downplay the agency or the United States.”
Netizens tore Mr. Schiff because of his insensitive tweets about the wartime president. One user shared a photo of the bombed city of Kharkov and wrote: He tried to pick up the suits at a dry cleaner but said they couldn’t find them.
“This may literally be the worst take ever tweeted. Literally it could be the worst tweeted so far. Given that this is Twitter, this is pretty much It’s a bad thing, “writes user Stonekettle.
Alisha Rahaman SarkarMarch 17, 2022 05:44
Manchin swipes on his iPad during Zelensky’s speech, and Green sees him swipe on the phone.
When Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky spoke to the US Congress, some lawmakers were more fascinated by their equipment than their address.
The virus clip showed that Senator Joe Manchin swiped the iPad during Mr. Zelensky’s historic speech, but instead of cheering on the phone, Senator Marjorie Taylor Greene of Ukrainian leaders. I didn’t seem to participate in the standing ovation.
In Manchin’s video, you can hear Zelensky asking Congress for help to fend off the Russian invasion.
Alisha Rahaman SarkarMarch 17, 2022 05:15
Republicans can’t resist using Zelensky’s speech to attack Biden
News Analysis: Top House Republicans have begun to attack President Biden in minutes from a bipartisan standing ovation against Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Andrew Feinberg wrote.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 05:00
Voice | Zelensky’s speech to Parliament was direct and disturbing
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s speech, made from an obscure room next to the Ukrainian flag, was direct and accurate. The first half was spoken in Ukrainian, with translators giving speeches.
He has “the worst war since World War II” in his own country and “like the same dreams that Americans have, like anyone in America” and the dreams of citizens. I talked about being blown away. The phrase was very American: Russia “attacked not only us. They made a brutal attack on our values,” he said. Ukrainians just want to be able to “maintain our democracy.”
He summoned Mount Rushmore and deliberately repeated Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous civil rights speech.Those words are known to each of you, and today I tell you: I need. ” Holly Baxter.
Alisha Rahaman SarkarMarch 17, 2022 04:59
Biden calls Putin a “war criminal” invading Ukraine
Mr. Biden was caught in a video answering a question from Fox News Jackie Heinrich asking if the Russian president is a war criminal. Mr. Biden initially said “no” before returning home, clarified his response to Mr. Heinrich, and said “he is a war criminal.”
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 04:05
Biden announces new military aid to Ukraine
Mr. Biden said he listened to Zelensky’s joint speech to Congress at his private residence and praised the leader’s determination.
“He speaks for those who have shown amazing courage and strength in the face of brutal attacks,” Biden said. “The courage and strength that influenced not only the Ukrainians but the whole world.”
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 03:15
Biden sees rare support from the Republicans after Zelensky’s speech
The establishment of the Republican Party in Washington has warmed President Joe Biden’s reaction to Russia’s aggression, but some on the far right question whether it will support Ukraine at all.
After Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky addressed the U.S. Congress on Wednesday in a historic hypothetical speech from a safe place in Kyiv, Republican lawmakers almost criticized the confused leader’s U.S. respondents. I didn’t. Several months.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 02:30
Biden says the United States will support Ukraine with the acquisition of a “long-range” anti-aircraft system
Mr Biden made an announcement shortly before signing an order to approve the $ 800 million provision of defense assistance. KyivThe total US defense aid approved this week will be “historic” $ 1 billion.
Speak a few hours after the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky Mr Biden called on the US Congress for a “strong and powerful” aviation system to support his defense and welcomed the “persuasive and important” speeches of Ukrainian leaders.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 01:45
Zelensky urgently appeals to Congress for no-fly zone
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky delivered an exciting speech to the US Parliament, calling directly on President Joe Biden for additional military assistance as the war-torn country fights Russia’s bloody attacks.
On Wednesday, about three weeks after Russian President Vladimir Zelenski launched a provocative invasion of Ukraine, the House of Representatives gave a standing ovation when Mr. Zelensky gave a virtual co-speech.
Zelensky spoke to both parliaments when Russia continued its war with Ukraine and the United States did more and called for more weapons to be sent to Ukraine.
Oliver O’ConnellMarch 17, 2022 01:15