US Lawmakers Running Out of Time to Pass Ukraine Aid, Border Security Funding

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
From The Center
AP

With just four working days left before its holiday recess, the U.S. Congress is no closer to passing the White House's $60 billion request for aid to Ukraine.

Lawmakers are running out of time to negotiate a deal on border security that Republicans say must be included to overcome their concerns about funding foreign conflicts while leaving domestic priorities unaddressed.

"This is about securing our border so we can then help our allies," Republican Senator Lindsey Graham told reporters Thursday.

Graham called on President Joe Biden to enforce existing immigration...

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