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Democrats Wave Ukraine Flags on House Floor as $61 Billion Aid Bill Passes

Posted on AllSides April 20th, 2024
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Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) and Democrats painted a surreal scene on the House floor Saturday as the House passed a $61 billion bill to further Ukraine’s war effort. As the inevitable outcome neared, Democrats produced dozens of miniature Ukraine flags, waiving them and cheering “Ukraine!” jubilantly. Johnson approached the chair as the vote closed to the loudest applause of the day – and perhaps this entire Congress – from Democrats. “It is in violation of decorum to wave flags on the floor,” Johnson admonished Democrats, who cared little. Today’s vote...

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