Republican representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia and Thomas Massie of Kentucky have announced they will oppose new U.S. aid to Israel, even if the measure comes as a standalone separate from a request for additional assistance for Ukraine—as House Republicans are now proposing.On October 20, Biden submitted a request of $106 billion to Congress for military and humanitarian aid for both Israel and Ukraine, as well as humanitarian assistance for Gaza. The sum includes $61.
Nancy Mace of South Carolina—who was among the eight Republican lawmakers who voted to oust Kevin McCarthy from the House speakership earlier this month—didn’t say how she’ll vote, she echoed Greene’s and Massie’s words, commenting on a Tucker Carlson post about foreign aid on X: ‘We are $33T in debt and our border isn’t secure.
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