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Seven Key Takeaways From the US Senate’s Border Security and Ukraine Bill

The Senate will vote on the bill after months of discussing aid to allies and changes to border policy – here’s what to know

Senate negotiators presented their long-awaited national security bill on Sunday, after months of talks over funding for US allies abroad and changes to border policy. By Tuesday, it was clear it was not likely to pass either chamber of Congress.

The Senate is still expected to vote on the bill on Wednesday. But members of both parties have already voiced criticism of the bill, and the House speaker, the Republican Mike Johnson of Louisiana, has declared the proposal would be “dead on arrival” in the lower chamber.

Read the rest of the story at the Guardian, here.

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