The Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell, Senator for the State of Kentucky, and his co-religionists Susan Collins (from Maine), John Barrasso (from Wyoming) and John Cornyn (from Texas).
In an Instagram post, Zelensky said that the visit represents “a strong signal of bipartisan support for Ukraine on the part of the US Congress and the American people.”
The US Senate is currently discussing a package of nearly US$ 480 billions of military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine, which would represent the largest transfer of resources from the United States to the country due to the war. The bill has already been approved in the House of Representatives and should be voted on in the Senate next week.
Earlier, in April, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin were in Kyiv . For now, President Joe Biden has not expressed an intention to go to Ukraine, despite requests from Zelensky.