Democrats cool to another Israel stand-alone aid bill and sound alarm on Ukraine

House Democrats are pumping the brakes on any path forward for an Israel stand-alone aid bill, an idea floated by House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) last week in response to comments from Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), and instead are calling on Republicans to take Ukraine aid seriously.

After Schumer called for new elections in the Jewish state, Johnson said he is considering bringing another clean, stand-alone bill to the House floor despite a failure to pass one in February. Considering he would likely bring the bill up under suspension, it would require a two-thirds majority and all but assures that the measure would require Democratic support.

However, some members of the Democratic conference are adamant that if Republicans want to
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