As a key step to avoid a government shutdown, the House of Representatives voted for a 45-day government funding bill that does not include aid to Ukraine. This is reported by CNN.
The Republican proposal includes disaster relief but no additional funding for Ukraine or border security.
335 members of the House of Representatives voted for such a financing project, 91 were against.
A 2/3 vote of the House of Representatives was required to approve the bill, as it was introduced on an expedited basis. The bill now heads to the Senate.
An unnamed White House official told CNN that the US administration Joe Biden likely to support a compromise on short-term financing.
- On September 29, the Pentagon said that a possible shutdown could negatively affect the training of Ukrainian pilots on F-16 fighters.
- Today, Speaker of the US House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy proposed donating aid to Ukraine in order to avoid a shutdown of government agencies.
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