Senate fumbles on Ukraine aid

CQ Budget, Ep. 242

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was the lone Senate holdout on aid for Ukraine, pushing the measure to next week. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., was the lone Senate holdout on aid for Ukraine, pushing the measure to next week. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted May 13, 2022 at 2:06pm

 A lone senator’s objection stymied bipartisan hopes for speedy passage of a $40 billion Ukraine aid measure. CQ Roll Call's David Lerman and Peter Cohn explain the cause of the holdup and what it may mean for pandemic-related funding bills waiting in the wings.

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