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President Biden, right, meets Leo Varadkar, Ireland's prime minister, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington on Friday. (Yuri Gripas/Bloomberg News)

Today, Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar thanked President Biden for U.S. leadership on Ukraine, saying “America is at its best when it stands with its European partners.” His comments, during an Oval Office meeting that is a part of a series of events on St. Patrick’s Day, come as some Republicans angling to replace Biden, including former president Donald Trump and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis (R), have signaled that they would scale back U.S. support for Ukraine as it tries to fend off a Russian invasion.

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