Senate approves $40 billion aid package for Ukraine

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I'm Mike Gracia reporting the Senate ships of $40 billion Ukraine aid bill to President Biden for his signature The Senate gave final approval Thursday to a fresh $40 billion aid package for Ukraine sending the bill to president Joe Biden for his signature The legislation that includes military economic and food aid for Ukraine and U.S. allies passed on a vote of 86 to 11 Both party leaders Democrat Chuck Schumer and Republican Mitch McConnell urged passage It's a fight we should not and can not turn away from I encourage every senator on both sides to join this bipartisan super majority Every Democrat who voted approved the measure as did most Republicans but all the no votes came from Republicans which was also the case last week when the House approved the legislation 360 eight to 57 Mike Gracia Washington

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