When asked Tuesday about Republican Florida Governor, a White House spokesperson offered a rebuttal. Ron DeSantis has criticized the ongoing American support for Ukraine.

John Kirby, the spokesperson for the United States, said that those who are concerned about the costs of the support we have given Ukraine would be encouraged to think about the cost in American blood, treasure, and other resources should Mr. Putin succeed. He was referring to Russian President Vladimir Putin who ordered the invasion of Ukraine.