$40 Billion In Aid For Ukraine Delayed By US Senator

Rand Paul stalls Senate passage of $40 billion in Ukraine aid – CBS News Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul delayed until next week Senate approval of an additional $40 billion to help Ukraine withstand Russia’s three-month old invasion. He defied both party leaders and his fellow Kentucky Republican, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell. Paul, a libertarian who often opposes U.S. intervention abroad, wanted language inserted into the bill that would have an inspector general scrutinize …

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Why Is Congress Structured the Way It Is?

(TheDailyHorn.com) – The Legislative Branch of the federal government drafts laws, confirms presidential appointees and declares war if needed. By dividing Congress into two houses, each state has a say in how our nation is run, without any one of them receiving too much power. The framers of the US Constitution divided Congress into the House of Representatives and the Senate. They ensured each state had an equal voice, no matter the size or population, …

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