Senate Dems pare back security supplemental after GOP blocks border provisions

By Tony Bertuca / February 8, 2024 at 1:49 PM
The Senate voted 67-32 to advance consideration of a $95.34 billion security supplemental spending package that would aid Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan after Republicans forced Democrats to remove border security and immigration reform provisions. The vote to advance the bill is an indication it may have enough support to pass as it needed more than 60 votes to move forward but the process could still be derailed. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said GOP backing emerged after an agreement...

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