Schumer says Ukraine-border bill on track for vote next week

The Senate will take up the long-awaited defense supplemental spending bill by no later than next Wednesday, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said. 

Schumer revealed the news in a Thursday speech on the Senate floor as Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT), a lead negotiator, announced that senators “have a bipartisan deal” that completes the border security portion of the bill.

“I want members to be aware that we plan to post the full text of the national security supplemental as early as tomorrow, no later than Sunday,” Schumer said. “That will give members plenty of time to read the bill before voting on it.”

Murphy posted on X, formerly Twitter, shortly after Schumer delivered his remarks that “we have a bipartisan deal to address the crisis at the border. It should
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