Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package

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Published on April 24, 2024 - Duration: 01:31s

Senate Passes $95 Billion Foreign Aid Package

Senate Passes $95 Billion , Foreign Aid Package.

On April 23, the U.S. Senate voted 79-18 to approve foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, 'The Guardian' reports.

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Today the Senate sends a unified message to the entire world: America will always defend democracy in its hour of need, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement.

Make no mistake, America will deliver on its promise to act like a leader on the world stage, to hold the line against autocratic thugs like Vladimir Putin.

, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement.

The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan.

The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan.

The package includes $60.8 billion for Ukraine, $26.3 billion for Israel and $8.1 billion for Taiwan.

A provision to ban TikTok after the election if ByteDance refuses to sell the platform is also included.

The legislation will now head to President Biden, who told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on April 23 that he will "move quickly" to provide aid.

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer praised House Speaker Mike Johnson, .

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer praised House Speaker Mike Johnson, .

With whom he worked "hand in hand and shoulder to shoulder to get this bill done.".

A lot of people inside and outside the Congress wanted this package to fail.

But today those in Congress who stand on the side of democracy are winning the day, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, via statement.

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell also issued a statement.

Today’s action is overdue, but our work does not end here.

Trust in American resolve is not rebuilt overnight.

Expanding and restocking the arsenal of democracy doesn’t just happen by magic, Senate Majority Republican Leader Mitch McConnell, via statement


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