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Senate Approves $12.3 Billion in New Aid to Ukraine in Stopgap Spending Bill

HeadlineSep 30, 2022

The U.S. Senate has approved legislation to supply Ukraine with $12.3 billion in additional aid — most of it to support Ukraine’s military. It’s part of a stopgap spending package needed to fund the U.S. government past midnight tonight. The House is expected to quickly approve the spending package, sending it to President Biden for his signature and averting a government shutdown. Congress previously approved about $54 billion in military and humanitarian aid to Ukraine. This comes as the Pentagon says it’s preparing to open a new command based in Germany that will oversee a long-term training and assistance program for Ukraine’s military.

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