House Democrats weigh coming to Johnson’s side on foreign aid and speakership vote

House Democrats are weighing their options on whether to come to Speaker Mike Johnson‘s (R-LA) rescue in pushing the foreign aid legislation to several U.S. allies over the finish line, with many saying it will wholly depend on how much of the Senate supplemental is included.

Johnson unveiled his long-awaited plan to bring foreign aid to the floor during a closed-door meeting on Monday, proposing to split aid into four separate bills supporting Israel, Ukraine, Taiwan, and other defense measures. However, a lack of border security provisions in the legislation has some House Republicans objecting to the plan, placing the fate on whether the bills pass in the hands of Democrats.

The plan is to combine all four bills into a single
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