Jakarta, Klinik Farma – Latest polls about US (USA) citizens associated with the war between Russia and Ukraine are emerging. A majority of Americans have been reported to oppose additional Congressional funding to support Ukraine in its war with President Vladimir Putin.
In general, 55% of US citizens believe that Congress should not have allocated additional funds to support Kyiv. Meanwhile, 45% said Congress should allow such funding.
About 51% of citizens also say the US has done enough to help Ukraine. While 48% said they should be doing more.
This fact was revealed by the results of public opinion polls. CNN International what is being done SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), cited Friday (11/8/2023). The pooling was conducted from July 1 to July 31 among a random national sample of 1,279 adults who were initially contacted by mail for an online or telephone interview.
In addition, the majority of Americans also express concern that Russia’s war in Ukraine will threaten US national security (56%). Despite this, US President Joe Biden still received the approval of 45% of Americans for his attitude towards the situation in Ukraine.
The White House also commented on this. However, the Biden government has said it will consistently support Kyiv.
“Throughout this war, we have seen strong support from the American people, strong support from Congress in bipartisan and bicameral form, to continue to support Ukraine, and we are going to focus on that,” said the National Security Council’s strategic communications coordinator. John Kirby.
He said the help is important not only for the Ukrainian people, but also for their European and NATO allies. Considering, he stressed, this battle is on the threshold of many of these countries.
Moreover, according to him, it is a matter of “the national security of the American people.” “I think it’s important to remember that if we just sit back and let Putin win, we’re going to let him take over Ukraine, what’s next?” he insisted.
However, quoting Satellite, former special assistant for politics and communications at the Pentagon, Douglas McKinnon, in fact, also voiced the unwillingness of the United States to return to helping Ukraine. He said Washington was “tired” of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky’s endless pleas.
Zelensky has been described as a “spoiled and grumpy child.” He, he said, wanted to get everything he wanted and was never content with what he was given.
“Many in the US government and many of our citizens are tired of his actions,” McKinnon said.
According to notes Kiel Institute for World EconomicsThe United States promised to provide Ukraine with military assistance in the amount of 42.84 billion euros, or the equivalent of 712 trillion Indonesian rupiah. This was promised from January 24, 2022 to May 31, 2023.
Not only the military, the US has also provided Ukraine with €3.6 billion in humanitarian aid, or the equivalent of IDR 59.8 trillion, and financial aid of €24.26 billion, or the equivalent of IDR 403.2 trillion. In total, the US has allocated 1 quadrillion rupees to help Ukraine fight Russia.
Russia shelled Ukraine with heavy artillery and from the air