|Joe Biden’s Aid to Hawaii vs Ukraine Aid Compared: What We Know
|August 17, 2023
Some Republicans and conservative commentators questioned President Joe Biden’s priorities after the government announced a further $200 million of security assistance for Kyiv as it battles Russia’s invasion, on the same day that people affected by the fires in Hawaii were offered $700 a household.
This is not the totality of the federal aid that will go to Maui, however. Although some figures have been released, the disaster recovery effort is in its early stages and further disbursements are expected in the days and weeks to come.