Sen. Jim Risch urges passage of a bill that includes economic sanctions on major Russian banks and $500 million in military financing for Ukraine.
BOISE, Idaho — Idaho’s governor and U.S. Senate delegation are condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine, and expressing support for the Ukrainian people
Gov. Brad Little said in a Twitter post on Thursday that he is praying for peace.
“Putin’s unprovoked attack is an assault on democracy and the values of a free society,” he continued. “We must hold Russia accountable for their senseless aggression toward the Ukrainian people.”
Sen. Jim Risch (R-Idaho) is currently the ranking Republican member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. In a written statement, he called the invasion a “flagrant and premeditated act of war.”
“Despite committed efforts to find a diplomatic solution, Putin has violated the border of a sovereign…