BREAKING: Senate passes $95 billion Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan bill—Johnson plans to block in House

Early Tuesday morning, the Senate passed the $95 billion foreign aid package to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan with a 70-29 vote count. 22 Republicans voted to pass the package. House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) has indicated that he will block the package. 

The bill passes and moves onto the House after an all-nighter slog of conservative Republican senators filibustering the measure. Some of the senators who attempted stop the bill included Sens. Mike Lee (R-UT), J.D. Vance (R-OH), and Rand Paul (R-KY).

At around 4 a.m., J.D. Vance was filibustering the measure, when he stated, “It is shameful to conduct foreign policy through blank check writing to never ending war." He and other senators focused on the lack of oversight to the funding to Ukraine in an X space Monday evening with Elon Musk, David Sacks, and Vivek Ramaswamy. 

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