Senate Republicans Block Ukraine, Israel Aid Over Border Crisis

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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Senate Republicans on Wednesday blocked an emergency spending bill, 51-49, that would have provided billions in aid to Ukraine and Israel over the border crisis.   

Every Senate Republican voted no on the procedural vote to advance a $110.5 billion national security bill that included about $50 billion for security assistance Ukraine plus $14 billion for Israel.  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) joined them in opposition over concerns about funding Israel’s “current inhumane military strategy” in Gaza. And Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer also ended up voting “no” so he could...

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