Johnson releases multipart security supplemental that could endanger his job

By Tony Bertuca / April 17, 2024 at 1:18 PM
After months of debate and party infighting, House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) today released three bills that would provide $95 billion in aid to Ukraine, Israel and U.S. allies in the Indo-Pacific region, a move that could cost him his speakership if GOP hardliners seek his ouster. The Ukraine bill would provide $61 billion in aid, spending that the Pentagon says is poised to inject $50 billion into defense companies across about 30 different states because all U.S. weapons sent...

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