President Joe Biden during a recent interview admitted that the United States military was running low on ammunition for Ukraine.
Biden said during an interview Friday with CNN’s Fareed Zakaria on why he decided to green-light giving Ukrainian forces cluster bombs, despite disagreement among allies:
This is a war relating to munitions. And they’re running out of that ammunition, and we’re low on it… . And so, what I finally did, I took the recommendation of the Defense Department to – not permanently – but to allow for this transition period, while we get more 155 weapons, these shells, for the Ukrainians.
The U.S. has sent billions in military equipment to Ukraine, under what is referred to as “presidential drawdown authority,” which allows the U.S. military to transfer its equipment to other nations’ forces.
The Pentagon has insisted that it would not…