The United States House of Representatives approved the government budget without funds for Ukraine and Israel on November 14, and now the bill must be approved by the Senate. CNN reported this on November 14.
"The proposal from the new speaker, Mike Johnson, was approved on a bipartisan basis: 336 votes (including 209 Democrats) in favor and 95 (93 Republicans and two Democrats) against. The bill does not provide additional aid for Ukraine or Israel", - the statement said.
State funding expires on November 17, and by that time, the new bill must be approved by the Senate.
The two-step plan continues funding until January 19 for priority areas, including military construction, veterans affairs, transportation, housing construction, and the Department of Energy. Anything not covered in the first step will be funded until February 2.
It is noted that the U.S. House of Representatives approved the bill to fund the government to avoid a shutdown—a temporary partial shutdown of government operations.
The publication emphasizes that a White House representative told journalists that зresident Joe Biden is ready to sign the government funding bill if the Senate approves it.
"If it passes the Senate, the president will sign this continuing resolution, maintaining the current level of funding and not containing harmful political amendments", - the official said.
It was previously reported that the U.S. would provide financial assistance to the International Center for the Investigation of russian Crimes in Ukraine.