US Senate moves forward $95bn Ukraine and Israel aid package

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Wartime funding bill likely to pass in Senate after procedural hurdle cleared but prospects uncertain in Republican-led House

After many setbacks and much suspense, the Senate appeared on track this week to approve a long-awaited package of wartime funding for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, as Republicans opponents staged a filibuster to register their disapproval over a measure they could not block.

The Senate passed a procedural vote on Monday, voting 66 to 33, to move the bill forward.

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