After an all-night session and months of negotiations, the Senate passed a $95.3 billion aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.
The aid package was passed with support from over a dozen Republicans and almost all Democrats, despite opposition from a number of Republicans who argued that the US should focus on its own problems.
Driving the news: The bill’s passage through the Senate was a win for Ukraine, but it faces an uncertain future in the House where several hardline Republicans oppose it.
- The legislation includes $60 billion for Ukraine, $14 billion for Israel’s war with Hamas, $8 billion for Taiwan, and $9.2 billion in humanitarian assistance for Gaza.
- The package includes dollars to purchase U.S.-made defense equipment, including munitions and air defense systems that authorities say are desperately needed as Russia batters the country.