US Support For Israel, Ukraine 'Top Priorities': Yellen

US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen said Wednesday that providing support to Ukraine and Israel are “absolute top priorities” for the United States.

  • Biden has pledged US help, and Democrats have been pushing for emergency aid to be wrapped into a broader Ukraine-focused funding package being prepared in the Senate.
  • Yellen has says she expects bipartisan support despite political upheaval in Congress.

The ouster of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy last week by Republican hardliners has raised concerns about a prolonged paralysis in Congress.

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