The US Senate is moving towards passing legislation todayukraineIsrael and Taiwan’s US$95.34 billion aid package takes a step forward, showing that bipartisan cooperation is not limitedRepublican PartyIt had weakened due to opposition from fundamentalists and former President Trump.
Agence France-Presse reported that the United States’ comprehensive foreign aid package includes US$60 billion in support of Ukraine.management committeeIt passed a key procedural vote, but it may still fail to become law due to opposition from right-wing Republicans.
The $95.34 billion foreign aid bill also includes funding for Israel’s fight against the Palestinian Islamic fundamentalist movement Hamas armed group as well as aid to key strategic ally Taiwan, but the largest item will be used for pro-Western Ukraine. Will be used to support the war. Russia is entering its third phase. Help meet the ammunition, weapons and other critical needs that expired during the year.
The Senate, where Democrats hold a slim majority, voted 67 versus 27 to break the procedural hold on the bill, making it almost certain it will pass with only a simple majority in a vote next week.
It is unusual for the Senate to hold votes over the weekend. Sunday’s meeting coincides with the very important NFL championship game.
Trump, who represents the Republican Party as an outspoken candidate for the White House, criticized the bill on social media and said foreign aid should be converted into loans, with 18 Republican congressmen still supporting the legislation. Did.
President Biden, who has been seeking to pass the bill for months, said on the 9th that if Congress does not pass aid money to Ukraine, an omission would amount to negligence.