Johnson promised Democratic support in ouster fight if he puts Ukraine loan on floor

Rep. Brendan Boyle (D-PA) said enough House Democrats would support a Ukraine loan and protect House Speaker Mike Johnson (R-LA) from a move to vacate if he put the bill on the floor for a vote. 

In an interview with the New Republic, Boyle said there are “reasons for cautious optimism” in getting House Republicans to vote for President Joe Biden’s $60 billion Ukraine aid bill. While Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) voted against the bill last month, he has taken up former President Donald Trump’s idea to make any aid to Ukraine a no-interest, waivable loan. 

“It’s completely ridiculous, de facto this will not be a loan, however, if at the end of the day it gets us closer to passage if certain Republicans
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