McConnell urges tighter border security in Biden’s budget request along with support for Israel, Ukraine
McConnell recently urged for tighter security at the U.S.-Mexico border and for support for Israel and Ukraine in President Biden’s budget request. McConnell noted the importance of increasing security at the border, calling it a “primary responsibility” of the federal government. He also stated that the budget should ensure that adequate resources are allocated to protect the nation’s border and that Congress should provide the president with funding to address the root causes of migration. McConnell also urged support for Israel and Ukraine, expressing his commitment to protecting the two countries from external threats. Finally, he called for increased funding for the U.S. military and for investment in modernizing the U.S. military forces.