US announces new weapons package for Ukraine, as funds dwindle and Congress is stalled on aid bill

Ukrainian servicemen carry national flags and photos of their comrade Vasyl Boichuk who was killed in Mykolayiv in March 2022, during his funeral ceremony at the cemetery in Iltsi village, Ukraine, Tuesday, Dec. 26, 2023. (AP Photo/Evgeniy Maloletka)

WASHINGTON — The U.S. on Wednesday announced what officials say could be the final package of military aid to Ukraine unless Congress approves supplemental funding legislation that is stalled on Capitol Hill.