By James Brooks
Alaska Beacon 

Murkowski visits Ukraine, meets with President Zelenskyy


April 19, 2023

Sen. Lisa Murkowski on April 12 became the first member of Alaska’s congressional delegation to visit Ukraine since the Russian invasion of that country 14 months ago.

The Alaska Republican joined two Democrats — Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia and Sen. Mark Kelly of Arizona — on an oversight trip.

“We are here, somewhat in an oversight role. The United States has contributed significantly to the effort on behalf of the people of Ukraine,” she said.

“The United States’ commitment is an investment. It’s an investment in democracy and the free world,” Murkowski said.


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