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U.S. Senator Josh Hawley Says Nearly $40 Billion Bill to Aid Ukraine is Unacceptable

FILE - IN this Jan 15, 2019 file photo, Senate Judiciary Committee committee member Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., questions Attorney General nominee William Barr during a Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hawley is facing conservative backlash after raising concerns with President Donald Trump's nominee to a high-profile appeals court. The Judicial Crisis Network on Monday announced plans to spend $500,000 on Missouri ads to sway Hawley to support D.C.-area U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals nominee Neomi Rao. Hawley on Monday told KFTK 97.1 FM Newstalk's Marc Cox that Rao doesn't have a strong record on abortion. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)

(MISSOURINET) –  Despite a thumbs down from U.S. Senator Josh Hawley, the Senate passed a nearly forty-billion-dollar bill Thursday to send aid to Ukraine.

Senator Hawley, who has criticized President Joe Biden for not doing enough to support Ukraine says this bill is different.

The final tally in the Senate was 86 to 11.

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