25 Jan 2024

Ukraine funding and US border security deal thrown into doubt by Trump comments

Washington Correspondent

Donald Trump’s shadow is looming over a major row in the US Senate where Republicans have been blocking tens of billions of dollars in crucial military aid for Ukraine – by tying it to tougher security measures along America’s border.

A bipartisan deal finally looked as if it would happen – but Donald Trump’s hostility towards the agreement has thrown all that in doubt.