Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell led Senators through Kyiv to meet Volodymyr Zelenskyy. This was announced by the Ukrainian president in a Saturday video.
“The U.S. Senate delegation headed by Mitchell McConnell, the Republican minority leader in Congress, is a strong sign of bipartisan support from the United States Congress to Ukraine,” Zelenskyy stated on Telegram.
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“Thank you for your leadership in helping us fight not only for our country, but also for democratic values and freedoms. “We really appreciate it,” Zelenskyy said.
It is not clear when the meeting took place or if the Senators are still in Ukraine.
First lady Jill Biden visited Ukraine and met with Ukrainian first lady Olena Zelenska in a surprise trip Sunday. (RELATED: GOP Lawmakers Steve Daines, Victoria Spartz Go Into Ukraine War Zone)
President Joe Biden hasn’t made any announcements regarding Ukraine. Explaining why he has not visited, former White House press secretary Jen Psaki remarked “You’re welcome, America. We need him to do a lot of things.”