US House speaker blasts Israel, Ukraine aid package as Senate advances bill | Russia-Ukraine war News

Written by on February 13, 2024

Republican Mike Johnson says the bill does not address the ‘most pressing’ issue of security at the US-Mexico border.

United States House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson has cast doubt on the fate of a $95.3bn aid package for countries including Ukraine and Israel as the Senate voted to advance the legislation aimed at reassuring Washington’s allies.

Johnson, the top Republican in the House, said the Senate had “failed to meet the moment” by not addressing security on the US-Mexico border, which he described as . . .

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