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Sen. Rand Paul's thread explains objection to another $40 billion in Ukraine aid (Schumer & McConnell are NOT happy)

On Thursday the U.S. Senate was going to vote on a $40 billion aid package for Ukraine, but Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky objected and Sens. Schumer and McConnell were reportedly unhappy with Paul’s demand for oversight:

Schumer says Rand Paul is the lone senator opposed to passing Ukraine aid today

He says Paul’s demands to change the bill entirely, which would require kicking it back to the House, are unreasonable

— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) May 12, 2022

And if Chuck Schumer says something is “unreasonable,” it probably isn’t.

Rare to see both Schumer and McConnell united in asking for unanimous consent for something — and on the floor together to do so

— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) May 12, 2022

Paul speaking, sounding like he’ll object to quick vote on Ukraine aid.

“My oath of office is to the US constitution…no matter how sympathetic the cause”

— Igor Bobic (@igorbobic) May 12, 2022

As a result of Paul’s objection,

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