Ajuda de $95.000m dos EUA infographic
A infografia mostra detalhes da proposta de lei de ajuda externa de $95.00 milhões dos EUA.


Ajuda externa de $95.000m dos EUA

By Duncan Mil

February 13, 2024 - O Senado dos EUA aprovou um pacote de ajuda de $95.300 milhões
para a Ucrânia, Israel e Taiwan, após meses de complexas negociações e crescente mal-estar Republicano com o papel dos EUA no estrangeiro.

Twenty-two Republicans voted with nearly all Democrats to pass the package 70-29, with supporters arguing that abandoning Ukraine could embolden Russian President Vladimir Putin and threaten national security.

“With this bill, the Senate declares that American leadership will not waiver, will not falter, will not fail,” said Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, who worked closely with Republican Leader Mitch McConnell on the legislation.

The security aid bill includes $60bn for Ukraine as it battles Russia’s invasion, $27bn for Israel and $8bn to support partners in the Indo-Pacific, including Taiwan, and deter aggression by China.
The fate in the House remains uncertain amid stiff Republican opposition, driven by former President Donald Trump, who has argued the U.S. should not grant foreign aid unless it is a loan.

While lawmakers have approved more than $110 billion for Ukraine since Russia invaded in February 2022, the House has not passed any significant aid since Republicans took control of the chamber in January 2023.

PUBLISHED: 13/02/2024; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: , Department of Defense