The U.S. House passes billions in aid for Ukraine and Israel after months of struggle.

WASHINGTON,D.C (AP) — The House has approved a $95 billion package of foreign aid for Ukraine, Israel and other U.S. allies after months of turmoil on Capitol Hill. Congressional leaders pushed aside opposition from hard-right conservatives to complete the bill in a rare Saturday session. The Senate would still need to approve the measures in the coming days. Speaker Mike Johnson has put his job on the line and relied on Democratic support every step of the process. The four bills, to provide aid to Ukraine, Israel, Indo-Pacific allies and a measure dealing with TikTok were all overwhelmingly approved. President Joe Biden has promised to sign the package.

Congressman Johnson released the following statement:

“Our allies are at war and our southern border is wide open.  “We are less safe, and the world is less secure if America doesn’t lead with strength. Everyone around the globe is looking to America’s move to help bring geopolitical security and stability. We have to stand up to the bullies and terrorists in Iran, Russia, and China, and we must support our allies now. If we fail to do so, we risk putting more American boots on the ground abroad and we risk security at home and at our borders.”