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US Public Support Declines for Providing Weapons to Ukraine, Poll Shows

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US Public Support Declines for Providing Weapons to Ukraine, Poll Shows

US Public Support Declines for Providing Weapons to Ukraine, Poll Shows

US Public Support Declines , for Providing Weapons to Ukraine, Poll Shows.

According to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, only 41% of respondents felt that the U.S. should continue to "provide weapons to Ukraine.".

35% said that America should not provide the war-torn country with weapons, while the rest of respondents were unsure.

In May of this year, 46% of Americans supported sending arms to Ukraine, and only 29% were opposed.

The newest poll was conducted as Congress debates fulfilling President Joe Biden's request for another $24 billion for Ukraine.

$17 billion of those funds would go toward defense, Reuters reports.

Since Russia attacked in February 2022, the U.S. has given Ukraine $44 billion to supply its war efforts with tanks, rockets and ammunition.

Elizabeth Hoffman, director of congressional and government affairs at the Center for Strategic & International Studies.

Says that much of the funds allocated for Ukraine stay in America.

For example, some goes toward jobs at U.S. weapons manufacturers.

For example, some goes toward jobs at U.S. weapons manufacturers.

If the messaging were more clear, she says, support for more aid might increase.

The declining support is having a negative effect on congressional support, and eventually, prospects for additional aid packages, Elizabeth Hoffman, director of congressional and government affairs at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, via statement.

The declining support is having a negative effect on congressional support, and eventually, prospects for additional aid packages, Elizabeth Hoffman, director of congressional and government affairs at the Center for Strategic & International Studies, via statement.

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4, President Biden said that he would deliver a speech soon about why the U.S. should keep helping Ukraine


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