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Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) has requested an all-member briefing on the evolving situation in Ukraine, her office confirmed to The Hill, amid growing concerns of a Russian military incursion.
Pelosi’s office didn’t immediately provide further details of the request, which was first reported by Punchbowl News.
However, the request further demonstrates Capitol Hill’s interest in the conflict as support for Ukraine has emerged as a rare bipartisan point among lawmakers.
“We have been in close consultation with members in leadership from the beginning,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki told reporters when asked about the request. “I am sure we are working to meet the request and needs of members.”
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