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House lawmakers unveil $66B foreign aid, border supplemental

Posted on AllSides February 16th, 2024
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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers released a $66.3 billion foreign aid and border package Friday that backers hope will be an alternative to the Senate-passed national security supplemental. 

The newly unveiled legislation includes military-only assistance for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan — a departure from the $95.3 billion bill championed by senators that also has money designated for humanitarian and economic support. 

The House bill excludes the Senate bill’s $10 billion designation for humanitarian aid while lopping off some $13 billion in nondefense funding for Ukraine in its...

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https://rollcall.com/2024/02/16/house-lawmakers-unveil-66b-foreign-aid-border-supplemental/

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