Congress passed bipartisan legislation to update the March 1941 Lend-Lease Act to support and aid Ukraine. Lawmakers approved the Ukraine Democracy Defense Lend-Lease Act of 2022 by a vote of 417 to 10.
The legislation will waive some of the current Lend-Lease requirements. Loans will not be capped at five years. The legislation allows the Biden administration to create expedited procedures for delivering military equipment.
Newsweek reported that South Carolina Republican politician Ralph Norman voted against supporting Ukraine against Russian dictator’s unprovoked invasion. There was overwhelming bipartisan support for it in the House. Only 10 Republican Representatives voted against it. Ralph Norman voted against it. The others are part of the sedition caucus: Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Dan Bishop (R-NC), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Paul Gosar (R-AZ), Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-GA).