57 Republicans Vote Against Ukrainian Aid Package

CBS News reports:

The House on Tuesday night approved $39.8 billion in aid to Ukraine, with just days to go before President Biden says his authority to fund military supplies to help fend off Russian aggression runs dry. The bill passed 368 to 57. It will now go to the Senate and then to Mr. Biden’s desk. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said ahead of the vote that the Senate will act on the aid package “as soon as possible.”

In addition to $6 billion for security assistance like training and weapons, the legislation includes $8.7 billion to replenish U.S. stocks of equipment sent to Ukraine and $3.9 billion for mission and intelligence support. The bill also provides $2 million for technical and regulatory support to Ukraine’s nuclear regulatory agency, and more than $5 billion to address food insecurity because of the conflict.

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