top of page
  • 1440 Daily Digest

Foreign Aid Approved


The Senate last night voted 79 to 18 to pass a long-awaited package that combines $95B of foreign aid to Ukraine, Israel, and Taiwan with other national security measures, including a possible TikTok ban. The Senate's approval of the package comes after the House passed it as four separate bills Saturday. President Joe Biden is expected to sign the package into legislation. 


The foreign assistance consists of $61B for Ukraine, $26B for Israel (including humanitarian aid for civilians in Gaza), and $8B for Taiwan. Other national security measures include requiring China-based ByteDance to sell TikTok's US operations within nine months or else face a national ban on the video-sharing app (see overview). TikTok, which has roughly 170 million monthly active users in the US, has reportedly been under investigation by the Federal Trade Commission over its data and security practices that allegedly violate federal law.


See what else is included in the package here.

0 views0 comments

Recent Posts

See All

Louisiana Abortion Pill Law

Louisiana has become the first US state to criminalize possession of abortion medication under certain circumstances after Gov. Jeff Landry (R) Friday signed into law a bill reclassifying abortion med

Bill Walton Dies

Legendary basketball star Bill Walton passed away yesterday, succumbing to a prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 71. He was known for both his Hall of Fame career on the court and his award-win

South Pacific Landslide

At least 2,000 people are feared to have been buried alive in a landslide in the South Pacific island nation of Papua New Guinea. The unverified estimate from the nation's government, reported yesterd

Comments


  • Facebook
  • YouTube
bottom of page