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Senate Passes Foreign Aid Package, Sending It to President Biden to Sign

Posted on AllSides April 24th, 2024
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Politics, Foreign Aid, US Senate, Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan, TIkTOk
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Late on Tuesday night, the Senate passed a $95 billion foreign aid package providing assistance to Israel, to Ukraine, to Taiwan, and also a national security bill which includes a demand for TikTok to divest. There had previously been an 80-19 vote earlier on Tuesday on cloture. The Senate then adjourned until next Tuesday. 

The vote was 79-18, with most of the votes opposed coming from Republicans. Other "no" votes included Democratic Sens. Jeff Merkley (OR) and Peter Welch (VT), as well as Independent Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT), who caucuses...

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