Zelensky makes personal appeal to Speaker Mike Johnson while warning Ukraine will lose without US help

Zelensky makes personal appeal to Speaker Mike Johnson while warning Ukraine will lose without US help


ZELENSKY: ‘WE NEED HELP NOW’: Desperate for ammunition for his battle-weary troops, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky reached out yesterday to the one man with the power to throw him a lifeline, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA), who, bowing to the wishes of out-of-office former President Donald Trump, has blocked a vote on a $60 billion aid measure that enjoys wide bipartisan support.

“I briefed Speaker Johnson on the battlefield situation, specifically the dramatic increase in Russia’s air terror. Last week alone, 190 missiles, 140 ‘Shahed’ drones, and 700 guided aerial bombs were launched at Ukrainian cities and communities. Ukraine’s largest hydroelectric power plant has gone offline. In this situation, quick passage of US aid to Ukraine by Congress is vital,” Zelensky posted on X.

“We

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