Zelenskyy’s surprise visit to DC was months in the making


              President Joe Biden, right, and first lady Jill Biden, left, welcome Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, center, at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            
              President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden welcome Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
            
              President Joe Biden and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy hold a news conference in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            
              Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., right, hold up a Ukrainian flag autographed by front-line troops in Bakhmut, in Ukraine's contested Donetsk province, after Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyyas addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022.(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
            
              Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addresses a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
            Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy holds an American flag that was gifted to him by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., as he leaves after addressing a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) 
              Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy holds an American flag that was gifted to him by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., after he addressed a joint meeting of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., left, and Vice President Kamala Harris, to her right. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
            Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy, right, looks towards Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, of Calif., center, as she point upwards during a visit to the Rotunda at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. Also with them is Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer of N.Y., left. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin) 
              President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
            President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy speaks during a meeting with President Joe Biden in the Oval Office of the White House, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) 
              President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden, welcome Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Zelenskyy’s surprise visit to DC was months in the making