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Pentagon says $3 billion accounting error frees up more funding for Ukrainian military aid

Defense Department officials disclosed an accounting error to Congress on Thursday that found the Pentagon overestimated the value of military aid sent to Ukraine by “at least” $3 billion. The error, found two months ago, will allow the Biden administration to send more support to Ukraine without seeking a funding package from Congress. According to the Pentagon, the U.S. has sent $30.4 billion in military aid to Ukraine since President Biden took office.

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