Speaker Johnson Hints House to Reject Senate Aid Bill

House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., signaled to lawmakers Monday night that the Senate’s $95 billion national security package doesn’t have much chance in the lower chamber since it fails to address U.S. border security.

“In the absence of having received any single border policy change from the Senate, the House will have to continue to work its own will on these important matters,” Johnson said in a statement. “America deserves better than the Senate’s status quo.”

The current Senate bill has funding appropriated for Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan. House Republicans have long indicated their unwillingness to pass any further Ukraine aid unless it be tied to resources to deal with the southern border.

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