President Joe Biden visited Ukraine six times in his eight-year tenure, and was praised by the establishment media when he returned Monday to Ukraine.
Despite scandals surrounding the Biden family’s business in Ukraine, media celebrated Biden’s return to the nation fighting war against Russia. This conflict was based upon decades-old territorial claims.
Evan Vucci from the Associated Press, John Leicester and Zeke Miller of the Associated Press praised Biden’s eighth visit to Ukraine as a “brave display of Western solidarity with a country still fighting what he called a cruel and unfair war’ days prior to Russia’s one year anniversary. ”
Marc Santora and Peter Baker, New York Times, described Biden’s return as “a dramatic moment captured on video that underscores America’s investment in Ukraine’s independence.” ”
Keith Olbermann, a former sports commentator, Democrat, described the trip as a shock. “:
Andrew, who considers himself a He/Him called Biden’s visit at President’s Day “amazing.” ”
Eliot Cohen was Atlantic’s Secretary-of-State. He claimed that Joe Biden visited “mattered” just as much as “long-range missiles,” “super-accurate artilleryshells” and “surface-to-air missiles” which were used in decades-long geopolitical power battles.
Cohen said, “His words were important. ”
Peter Nicholas, NBC News’s Peter Nicholas, praised the trip as “a surprise-and-historic” and that it showed “support and solidarity for a democratic country. ”
NPR, which is entirely funded by American taxpayers, claims that the trip was both risky and bold. ”
Deepa Shivaram, Joanna Kakissis and Deepa Shivaram reported that President Biden made an unannounced visit to Kyiv on Monday. This trip was risky and bold, meant to show solidarity in the face Russian invasion of Ukraine.