Senators resume bipartisan border talks tied to Ukraine and Israel funding

Posted on AllSides December 7th, 2023
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A bipartisan group of senators resumed border talks Thursday, offering faint hope that Congress can craft and pass a broad legislative package that would include aid for Israel and Ukraine before the end of the year.

The lead negotiators — Sens. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and James Lankford, R-Okla. — met Thursday afternoon, Lankford and a Democratic source familiar with the negotiations told NBC News.

The meeting did not yield a final result, but a new proposal was discussed, both said. It took place in the basement hideaway office of Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, I-Ariz., who has also...

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