The Growing Republican Battle Over War Funding
It’s been one month since the attack on Israel, but Washington has yet to deliver an aid package to its closest ally. The reason has to do with a different ally, in a different war: Speaker Mike Johnson has opposed continued funding for Ukraine, and wants the issue separated from aid to Israel, setting up a clash between the House and Senate.
Catie Edmondson, who covers Congress for The Times, discusses the battle within the Republican Party over whether to keep funding Ukraine.
Guest: Catie Edmondson, a congressional correspondent for The New York Times.
- The Republican-led House approved $14.3 billion for Israel’s war with Hamas, but no further funding for Ukraine.
- Speaker Johnson’s bill put the House on a collision course with the Senate.
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