US Senate blocks Ukraine aid bill, vote continues

By Patricia Zengerle
Updated December 7 2023 - 9:40am, first published 9:38am
The US Senate is debating whether to approve a new bill for funding Ukraine. (EPA PHOTO)
The US Senate is debating whether to approve a new bill for funding Ukraine. (EPA PHOTO)

Legislation that would provide billions of dollars in new US security assistance for Ukraine and Israel has been blocked in the Senate as Republicans pressed their demands for tougher measures to control immigration at the border with Mexico.

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