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April 24, 2024 at 1:43 PM

Senate passes $95B foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan: What's next?

The Senate on Tuesday passed a package to deliver $95 billion in foreign aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan
April 24, 2024 at 1:43 PM
Senate passes $95B foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan: What's next?
April 23, 2024 at 6:23 PM

Senate expected to pass foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan

One of the bills also includes a proposal to force a sale of TikTok or face a ban.
April 23, 2024 at 6:23 PM
Senate expected to pass foreign aid package for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan
April 23, 2024 at 1:55 PM

Senate considers major foreign aid package

ABC News’ Selina Wang reports from Capitol Hill where the Senate is taking up the $95 billion foreign aid bill for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan.
April 23, 2024 at 1:55 PM
Senate considers major foreign aid package
April 22, 2024 at 11:57 PM

Senate set to vote on foreign aid bill

After overcoming an uphill battle in the House, the bill that would provide funding to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan awaits debate in the Senate.
April 22, 2024 at 11:57 PM
Senate set to vote on foreign aid bill
April 22, 2024 at 6:09 PM

Congress seems poised to pass potential TikTok ban in US. How would it work?

The measure sailed through the House as part of a foreign aid package.
April 22, 2024 at 6:09 PM
Congress seems poised to pass potential TikTok ban in US. How would it work?
April 22, 2024 at 6:05 PM

Mike Johnson earns bipartisan praise for backing Ukraine aid

Despite threats from hard-line Republicans, praise from both sides of the aisle suggests his speakership is safe
April 22, 2024 at 6:05 PM
Mike Johnson earns bipartisan praise for backing Ukraine aid
April 22, 2024 at 4:12 PM

House Speaker Johnson ‘prayed for guidance’ on foreign aid bill, colleague says

The foreign aid bill recently passed by the House contains $95 billion in aid to Ukraine, Israel, Taiwan and other Indo-Pacific allies.
April 22, 2024 at 4:12 PM
House Speaker Johnson ‘prayed for guidance’ on foreign aid bill, colleague says
April 22, 2024 at 2:39 PM

Speaker Mike Johnson pushes through foreign-aid bill

House Speaker Mike Johnson put his job on the line to allow votes on a $95 billion foreign-aid package and legislation to force a sale of TikTok from its Chinese parent company.
April 22, 2024 at 2:39 PM
Speaker Mike Johnson pushes through foreign-aid bill
April 22, 2024 at 1:35 AM

Mike Johnson earns bipartisan praise for backing Ukraine aid, suggesting his speakership is safe

Mike Johnson earned praise from a leading Republican and Democrat on Sunday, indicating that he's unlikely to lose his role over Marjorie Taylor Greene's motion to vacate
April 22, 2024 at 1:35 AM
Mike Johnson earns bipartisan praise on Ukraine aid, indicating speakership is safe
April 22, 2024 at 1:15 AM

House Speaker Mike Johnson faces uncertain fate

Three Republicans have come out in favor of a motion to vacate the speakership over Johnson's support of the $95 billion bill that includes assistance for Ukraine.
April 22, 2024 at 1:15 AM
House Speaker Mike Johnson faces uncertain fate
April 22, 2024 at 1:12 AM

Potential TikTok ban in bill before Senate

The Senate is expected to vote on House legislation providing aid for Ukraine and Israel. Included in that legislation is a ban on TikTok if the Chinese-based owner does not relinquish its stake.
April 22, 2024 at 1:12 AM
Potential TikTok ban in bill before Senate
April 21, 2024 at 8:41 PM

‘Motion to vacate’ is being abused in Congress: Rep. Michael McCaul

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl interviews Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, on “This Week.”
April 21, 2024 at 8:41 PM
‘Motion to vacate’ is being abused in Congress: Rep. Michael McCaul
April 21, 2024 at 8:29 PM

Mike Johnson ‘did the right thing and he deserves to keep his job’: Rep. Ro Khanna

ABC News’ Jonathan Karl interviews Rep. Ro Khanna, D-Calif., on “This Week.”
April 21, 2024 at 8:29 PM
Mike Johnson ‘did the right thing and he deserves to keep his job’: Rep. Ro Khanna
April 21, 2024 at 7:28 PM

Mike Johnson’s speakership at risk following bipartisan foreign aid votes

ABC News’ Selina Wang reports on the $95 billion foreign aid package passed by the House.
April 21, 2024 at 7:28 PM
Mike Johnson’s speakership at risk following bipartisan foreign aid votes
April 21, 2024 at 5:55 AM

House approves $95 billion foreign aid package

House passed a $95 billion foreign aid package that includes support for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, along with a measure to ban TikTok if its China-based owner didn't sell its stake within the year.
April 21, 2024 at 5:55 AM
House approves $95 billion foreign aid package
April 20, 2024 at 7:58 PM

A bill that could ban TikTok advances to the Senate. What’s next?

The House has approved legislation that would ban TikTok if its Beijing-based parent company doesn’t divest from the popular social media platform, escalating the fight over the hot-button issue
April 20, 2024 at 7:58 PM
Bill that could lead to a US TikTok ban is gaining momentum. Here's what to know
April 20, 2024 at 4:18 PM

US House set to vote on foreign aid bills

A vote in the House is expected on Saturday on the massive $95 billion foreign aid package. It includes funding for Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan and a potential ban on TikTok.
April 20, 2024 at 4:18 PM
US House set to vote on foreign aid bills
April 20, 2024 at 1:09 AM

Foreign aid bill moving forward in Congress despite GOP infighting

The House cleared a key procedural hurdle in passing foreign aid to Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan despite opposition from some Republican members.
April 20, 2024 at 1:09 AM
Foreign aid bill moving forward in Congress despite GOP infighting
April 19, 2024 at 9:29 PM

Foreign aid package clears House

This has led to a third Republican to call for the ouster of Speaker Mike Johnson.
April 19, 2024 at 9:29 PM
Foreign aid package clears House
April 19, 2024 at 5:18 PM

House Democrats help Johnson avoid defeat on foreign aid bills, despite GOP defections

The House on Friday cleared a key procedural hurdle in passing foreign aid to Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan, despite Republican defections.
April 19, 2024 at 5:18 PM
House Democrats help Johnson avoid foreign aid bills defeat, despite GOP defections
April 19, 2024 at 2:09 PM

Growing pressure on House Speaker Johnson

Tensions escalate over the foreign aid bill as GOP hardliners are looking instead to focus on the U.S. border and threatening to oust House Speaker Mike Johnson if he presses on.
April 19, 2024 at 2:09 PM
Growing pressure on House Speaker Johnson
April 19, 2024 at 2:05 AM

A TikTok ban is wrapped in Speaker Johnson's foreign aid package: What happens next?

A ban on the popular social media app TikTok in the United States is lumped in with Speaker Mike Johnson and House Republicans' $95 billion foreign aid package.
April 19, 2024 at 2:05 AM
Ban on TikTok lumped in with Johnson's foreign aid package: What it could mean
April 18, 2024 at 5:02 PM

House Speaker Mike Johnson faces threat of removal from inside GOP

Johnson says he has no intention of resigning as he pushes to pass a $95 billion foreign aid package.
April 18, 2024 at 5:02 PM
House Speaker Mike Johnson faces threat of removal from inside GOP
April 18, 2024 at 11:46 AM

Speaker Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership

House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
April 18, 2024 at 11:46 AM
Speaker Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership
April 18, 2024 at 10:16 AM

Johnson hawks $95 billion Israel, Ukraine aid package amid threats to speakership

House Republicans released a $95 billion package providing aid for Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan – as Congress aims to counter threats posed by Russia, Iran and China.
April 18, 2024 at 10:16 AM
Johnson hawks $95 billion aid package amid threats to speakership
April 18, 2024 at 9:44 AM

Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment trial, votes both articles 'unconstitutional'

The Senate on Wednesday dismissed both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, deeming them "unconstitutional."
April 18, 2024 at 9:44 AM
Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment trial, votes both articles 'unconstitutional'
April 18, 2024 at 9:43 AM

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer announced Democrats will seek to dismiss the articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 18, 2024 at 9:43 AM
Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial
April 18, 2024 at 12:32 AM

Senate dismisses Mayorkas impeachment trial

The Senate dismissed the two impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, deeming them unconstitutional.
April 18, 2024 at 12:32 AM
Senate dismisses Mayorkas impeachment trial
April 17, 2024 at 10:27 PM

Boeing safety culture under scrutiny during Senate committee hearing

Boeing engineer Sam Salehpour, a whistleblower who spoke out on the company's production of the 787 and 777 jets, was among four witnesses who testified Wednesday.
April 17, 2024 at 10:27 PM
Boeing safety culture under scrutiny during Senate committee hearing
April 17, 2024 at 10:11 PM

Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks to reporters after the Senate voted to kill both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17, 2024 at 10:11 PM
Majority leader remarks after Senate stops impeachment effort
April 17, 2024 at 10:01 PM

House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort

Republican House Speaker Mike Johnson speaks to reporters about the Senate voting to dismiss both impeachment articles against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas.
April 17, 2024 at 10:01 PM
House speaker remarks after Senate kills Mayorkas impeachment effort
April 17, 2024 at 8:40 PM

Historic impeachment articles against Alejandro Mayorkas sent to Senate, but will there be a full trial?

Alejandro Mayorkas' articles of impeachment were officially transmitted to the Senate on Tuesday
April 17, 2024 at 8:40 PM
Historic impeachment articles against Alejandro Mayorkas sent to Senate
April 17, 2024 at 7:41 PM

Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial

Senators are expected to square off, largely along party lines, over whether to proceed with a full-scale trial of Mayorkas.
April 17, 2024 at 7:41 PM
Democrats will try to dismiss Mayorkas impeachment articles as GOP demands full trial
April 17, 2024 at 3:03 PM

Aviation hearings take center stage on Capitol Hill

The first hearing is to review a FAA safety report and the second involves testimony from the Boeing whistleblower.
April 17, 2024 at 3:03 PM
Aviation hearings take center stage on Capitol Hill
April 17, 2024 at 2:40 PM

Speaker Johnson under pressure over support of foreign aid packages

House Speaker Mike Johnson is pushing ahead with his plan to divide a $95 billion bipartisan package into four separate bills.
April 17, 2024 at 2:40 PM
Speaker Johnson under pressure over support of foreign aid packages
April 17, 2024 at 1:04 PM

Sen. Bob Menendez may blame wife in federal corruption trial, court filing shows

Sen. Bob Menendez may blame his wife when he stands trial next month on political corruption charges, according to a recently unsealed court document.
April 17, 2024 at 1:04 PM
Sen. Bob Menendez may blame wife in federal corruption trial, court filing shows
April 17, 2024 at 12:18 AM

House Speaker Mike Johnson risks backlash for bill with aid to Ukraine, Israel

House Speaker Mike Johnson took a bold step to pass aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan, which had been stalled in a political fight in Washington for several months
April 17, 2024 at 12:18 AM
House Speaker Mike Johnson risks backlash for bill with aid to Ukraine, Israel
April 16, 2024 at 11:38 PM

House Speaker Johnson fighting off calls for resignation from hard-line GOP members

House Speaker Mike Johnson, R-La., said in a presser Tuesday afternoon he was "not concerned" about resignation calls. "I am going to do my job," he stated.
April 16, 2024 at 11:38 PM
House Speaker Johnson fighting off calls for resignation from hard-line GOP members
April 16, 2024 at 11:38 PM

House Speaker Johnson refusing to resign despite growing dissent from GOP

Plus, attorney Tim Jansen joins the Big Story to discuss day two of Donald Trump’s NYC criminal hush money trial
April 16, 2024 at 11:38 PM
House Speaker Johnson refusing to resign despite growing dissent from GOP
April 16, 2024 at 8:51 PM

Speaker Johnson ‘not resigning’ amid renewed threat to oust him

ABC’s Rachel Scott asked House Speaker Mike Johnson for his response to Republicans who say that if he doesn't step aside, they may oust him over a push for foreign aid.
April 16, 2024 at 8:51 PM
Speaker Johnson ‘not resigning’ amid renewed threat to oust him
April 16, 2024 at 7:59 PM

'I am not resigning': Johnson at risk as he forges ahead on Ukraine, Israel aid

House Speaker Mike Johnson is forging ahead with a plan to try to pass aid to Ukraine, Israel and Taiwan -- but will the move cost him his job?
April 16, 2024 at 7:59 PM
'I am not resigning': Johnson at risk as he forges ahead on Ukraine, Israel aid
April 16, 2024 at 7:02 PM

House managers deliver Mayorkas articles of impeachment to the Senate

Articles of impeachment against Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas were delivered to the Senate. ABC News' Jay O'Brien reports from Capitol Hill.
April 16, 2024 at 7:02 PM
House managers deliver Mayorkas articles of impeachment to the Senate
April 16, 2024 at 5:16 PM

House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will not resign amid criticism

Some House Republicans have already come out against Johnson’s plan to bring four separate spending measures to the House floor.
April 16, 2024 at 5:16 PM
House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will not resign amid criticism
April 16, 2024 at 3:31 PM

Congress scrambles to pass aid for international allies, Mayorkas faces impeachment

Measures rendering aid to Israel, Ukraine and Taiwan are being introduced in the House, while Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas faces impeachment proceedings in the Senate.
April 16, 2024 at 3:31 PM
Congress scrambles to pass aid for international allies, Mayorkas faces impeachment
April 16, 2024 at 1:00 PM

Biden won't testify at Republican-led impeachment hearing this week, White House says

House Oversight Committee Chairman James Comer on Thursday officially invited President Joe Biden to testify before the panel
April 16, 2024 at 1:00 PM
GOP wants Biden to testify at April impeachment hearing as White House slams probe
April 14, 2024 at 11:18 PM

House Speaker Mike Johnson says he will push for aid to Israel and Ukraine this week

Mike Johnson says he will try to advance wartime aid for Israel this week.
April 14, 2024 at 11:18 PM
House Speaker Johnson says he will push for Israel, Ukraine aid
April 12, 2024 at 8:57 PM

4 takeaways for parents from the Senate grilling of social media CEOs

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized to families in dramatic testimony on Capitol Hill.
April 12, 2024 at 8:57 PM
Families of kids harmed online react to Mark Zuckerberg’s apology
April 12, 2024 at 6:46 PM

House passes reauthorization of key US surveillance program after days of upheaval over changes

The U.S. House has passed a bill to reauthorize and reform a key U.S. government surveillance tool without including broad restrictions on how the FBI uses this crucial program to search for Americans’ data
April 12, 2024 at 6:46 PM
April 12, 2024 at 1:58 AM

House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with White House to advance Ukraine aid

House Speaker Mike Johnson is negotiating with the White House as he prepares for the treacherous task of advancing wartime funding for Ukraine and Israel through the House
April 12, 2024 at 1:58 AM
April 11, 2024 at 6:40 PM

Japan's Fumio Kishida stresses Ukraine aid, US world role in speech to Congress

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida addressed Congress, praising U.S. leadership on the world stage as "indispensable" amid threats from Russia and China.
April 11, 2024 at 6:40 PM
Japan's Fumio Kishida stresses Ukraine aid, US world role in speech to Congress
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