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House GOP Advances Aid Bills for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan

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House GOP Advances Aid Bills for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan

House GOP Advances Aid Bills for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan

House GOP Advances Aid Bills , for Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan.

The foreign aid bills were advanced by a 9-3 vote, thanks to the help of four Democrats on the committee, CBS News reports.

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Those Democrats are Jim McGovern, Mary Gay Scanlon, Joe Neguse and Teresa Leger Fernández.

Those Democrats are Jim McGovern, Mary Gay Scanlon, Joe Neguse and Teresa Leger Fernández.

Those Democrats are Jim McGovern, Mary Gay Scanlon, Joe Neguse and Teresa Leger Fernández.

Those Democrats are Jim McGovern, Mary Gay Scanlon, Joe Neguse and Teresa Leger Fernández.

Conservatives who voted against the bills, because border security wasn't lumped in, include Tom Massie, Ralph Norman and Chip Roy.

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Conservatives who voted against the bills, because border security wasn't lumped in, include Tom Massie, Ralph Norman and Chip Roy.

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A final vote on the foreign aid package will take place on April 20.

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The three bills would support Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan with $26.4 billion, $60.8 billion and $8.1 billion, respectively.

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The three bills would support Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan with $26.4 billion, $60.8 billion and $8.1 billion, respectively.

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The three bills would support Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan with $26.4 billion, $60.8 billion and $8.1 billion, respectively.

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$9.1 billion of the Israel package would go toward Palestinian humanitarian efforts.

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A fourth bill seeks to allow the sale of Russian oligarchs' assets that have been frozen in order to continue funding Ukraine.

Possibly "force the sale of TikTok and authorize stricter sanctions on Russia, China and Iran," CBS News reports.

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Possibly "force the sale of TikTok and authorize stricter sanctions on Russia, China and Iran," CBS News reports.

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Some far-right Republicans have threatened to remove House Speaker Mike Johnson from his position for supporting additional Ukraine funding.

Johnson defended his actions, calling lethal aid for Ukraine "critically important.".

If I operated out of fear over a motion to vacate, I would never be able to do my job, House Speaker Mike Johnson, via statement.

Look, history judges us for what we do.

This is a critical time right now critical time on the world stage.

, House Speaker Mike Johnson, via statement.

I could make a, you know I can make a selfish decision and do something that, that's different.

But I'm doing here what I believe to be the right thing, House Speaker Mike Johnson, via statement


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