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Sen. Bernie Sanders says aid to Israel should be conditional, citing the toll on Gaza

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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The Senate voted 49 to 51 on Wednesday not to advance a bill that would provide billions of dollars to Ukraine and Israel, aid the White House says is essential for safeguarding democracy across the globe.

Republicans made good on their threat to block consideration of the bill unless it included their preferred border security and immigration measures. They were joined by Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, an independent who caucuses with the Democrats — and one of Congress' most prominent progressives.

Sanders voted no for a different reason, as he...

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