House passes $95 billion Ukraine, Israel aid package

by | Apr 20, 2024

House lawmakers in both parties joined forces Saturday to send a $95.3 billion package of foreign aid to the Senate, ending a long stalemate over the fate of the legislation. The package passed with a vote of 311-112, with all “nay” votes from Republicans.

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) brought four bills to the floor aimed at delivering overseas assistance. He separated these funds from a separate border security bill, which did not garner enough support during Saturday's votes.

Johnson characterized the aid as a fundamental and imperative continuation of America's commitment to supporting democratic allies facing challenges from authoritarian regimes.

Source: The Hill

 

 

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