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GOP rebels derail Johnson's border security pitch over fury at $95B foreign aid plan

Posted on AllSides April 18th, 2024
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A meeting to advance Speaker Mike Johnson’s latest border security bill abruptly ended on Wednesday night without a vote on whether the measure will hit the House floor.

"Sorry, not sorry, for opposing a cr---y rule that is a show vote / cover vote for funding Ukraine instead of border security," Rep. Chip Roy, R-Texas, wrote on X after the meeting imploded.

He’s one of three Republican foreign aid hawks on the House Rules Committee, which is the final barrier before a piece of legislation hits the House floor.

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