Nancy Lions, Nancy Thanks Carol, Linda Thomas Greenfield discussed on Bloomberg Businessweek

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Nancy lions hey Nancy Thanks Carol the UN Security Council today has been discussing Russia's encroachment on Ukraine's border with the U.S. ambassador to the UN Linda Thomas Greenfield saying it is an issue of peace and security Imagine how uncomfortable you would be if you had a 100,000 troops sitting on your border in the way that these troops are sitting on the border with Ukraine but the Russian ambassador to the UN vasili Navin Zia refuted Thomas Greenfield's concerns he speaks through an interpreter We fully understand that the desire of our American colleagues to whip up hysterics the UN debate is happening as the U.S. and European Union finalize a package of potential Russian sanctions Lawmakers are back in Washington today with less than three weeks until the February 18th government funding deadline and no agreement on a spending bill A short stop gap measure may be necessary again even as negotiators are starting to make some progress but there's still no agreement on even the most basic parameters of a spending bill appropriators still hope to pass a spending package before the February 18th deadline they do need an agreement on some high level issues like how to approach policy riders and top line figures for defense and non defense spending And they don't make that deadline President Biden's State of the Union speech on March 1st could be a motivator In Washington I'm Amy Morris Bloomberg radio two of the three white men convicted of murder in the shooting death of ahmaud Arbery a black man who was running through their Georgia neighborhood have reached plea agreements in the federal hate crimes case against them They already.

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