White House calls for national security funding: ‘When dictators aren’t stopped, they keep going’

The White House is calling for additional national security funding, warning that “when dictators aren’t stopped, they keep going.”

Efforts to secure additional funding for the war in Ukraine received a boost after Russian dissident Alexei Navalny died in jail last week. President Joe Biden immediately ascribed blame on Russian President Vladimir Putin and promised to issue new sanctions on the country.

National security adviser Jake Sullivan spoke with reporters Tuesday afternoon to make the case for funding, which has stalled in Congress with Republicans demanding to couple it with border security measures that have yet to emerge to their liking.

“It’s in our strategic interest, our cold-blooded national security interests, to help Ukraine stand up to Putin’s vicious and brutal invasion,” Sullivan said. “We know from history that when dictators aren’t stopped, they
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