Washington will maintain its unwavering support for Ukraine regardless of the outcome of the US elections

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This Tuesday the legislative elections are held where the Republican Party can keep the majorities in both chambers of Congress, where large aid packages have been approved economy for the defense of the European country

Washington will maintain its unwavering-support for Ukraine regardless of the outcome of the US elections

File image of White House deputy spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre. EFE/EPA/Yuri Gripas/POOL

The White House said on Monday that the support of the United Statesto the war effort inUkraine will remain “steadfast” even if Republicans, who have raised concerns about spending on military aid, win the upcoming midterm elections this Tuesday.

“We are confident that the support of the United States will be unwavering and unwavering,” Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters, adding that President Joe Biden he is “committed to working in a bipartisan way, as he has been, to support Ukraine.”

Kevin McCarthy, who will become speaker of the House of Representatives if Republicans take control of the chamber, recently warned that there would be no “blank check” to help Ukraine if his party is put in charge.

Ukraine's fight against the Russian military invasion has the support of much of the Republican base, although far-right lawmakers close to former President Donald Trump< /b> (2017-2021) have voiced criticism of the repeated release of weapons funding.

Some Trump-inspired Republicans have attacked the level of US assistance to Ukraine, including < b>$40 billionapproved in May on bipartisan lines and a request by Biden to free up another 11.2 billion.

Washington will maintain its steadfast support for Ukraine regardless of import the result of the elections in the US

Trump was active during the midterm election campaign. (REUTERS/Marco Bello)

But Mitch McConnell, the Senate's top Republican, promised to go further than Biden and accelerate the supply of weapons, including the most powerful, while Mike Pence, who was Trump's vice president, recently took direct aim at critics of arming Ukraine.

For his part, French President Emmanuel Macron claimed < /b>this Monday that he hopes that the United States' support for Ukraine in the war will be “cross-party” and that the commitment will be maintained, regardless of the results of the legislative elections.

During a conference of press after his speech at the assembly of the Climate Summit COP27, which is being held in the Egyptian city of Sharm el Seij, Macron refused to make predictions about possible scenarios after the elections , but noted that Washington he has been a very involved ally and he hoped that conviction would remain, even if there were changes in the balance of political forces.

US Elections

After months of primaries, campaign events and fundraising, the midterm elections in the United States finally arrive on Tuesday, where control of Congress and the governments of several states will be decided.

Republicans are predicting a landslide victory as anxious Democrats try to defend their narrow majorities in Congress in the face of general discontent around the economy, crime and the leadership of President Joe Biden. Democrats are hopeful that the popular backlash against the Supreme Court's decision to strike down abortion rights will save them.

The current political environment has unusually opened up competition and emboldened Republicans now they are trying to make inroads into Democratic strongholds like New York, California, New Mexico and Washington state. Even so, the most striking contests are those in Arizona, Georgia, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, which could help decide the 2024 presidential election.

Due to the closeness of several contests and the long vote counts, it could be days or weeks before the final results are known.

(With information from AFP and AP)

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