‘Moscow Marjorie’ Taylor Greene, GOP rebels defeated as House passes $61B in Ukraine aid package

April 24, 2024

on Saturday crushed a putsch by far-right Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene and Republican rebels — pushing through a $95.3 billion aid package that funds the fight against Russia, the defense of Israel and resistance against China. The bill passed 311-112 with all “nay” votes coming from Republicans, including Greene who was hailed as “Moscow Marjorie” by members of both major political parties. The 112 votes against the Ukrainian aid bill also included New York Republicans Nick Langworthy, Nicole Malliotakis, Elise Stefanik and Claudia Tenney. 4 Speaker of the House Mike Johnson (R-LA) walks toward the House Chamber at the U.S. Capitol before vote on foreign aid package. As House members met Saturday, about three dozen anti-Israel protestors gathered east of the US Capitol building to express opposition over the aid package.