Speaker Johnson rebuffs Senate Ukraine package

Speaker Johnson rebuffs Senate Ukraine package

Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) on Monday rejected a bipartisan Senate proposal providing aid to Ukraine and other foreign allies, raising new questions about how — or if — Congress will adopt the assistance ahead of November’s elections. The Senate legislation, which would provide billions of dollars in military assistance for Ukraine and Israel, among other foreign aid provisions, is on its way to passing through the upper chamber early Tuesday morning with more than a dozen Republicans on board. But …