January 7, 2023, 23:12 – Public News Service – OSN

Elected Speaker of the United States House of Representatives Republican Kevin McCarthy didn’t name Ukraine among the priorities of the body.

McCarthy said that lawmakers will strive to ensure a stable and strong economy, as well as freedom and security within the state.

“We are committed to stopping the wasteful spending of Washington (U.S. administration – approx. ed.) To reduce the price of food, gasoline, cars, housing, and also stop the growth of public debt,” he said.

Among the priority areas of work, he named competition with China, as well as countering the flow of illegal immigrants. It is noted that in his speech, McCarthy did not mention Kyiv and assistance to Ukraine.

Earlier, the head of the State Duma Committee on Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Leonid Slutsky, expressed his opinion on the election of Republican Kevin McCarthy to the post of speaker of the House of Representatives of the US Congress.

GOP member Kevin McCarthy’s fifteenth attempt was successful. Thus, the Republicans currently represent the majority in the House of Representatives, and also received “their” speaker. More about it read in material Public news service.