Joe Biden defended the bill by emphasizing the powers he would obtain to close the border if necessary. (File photo)
Earlier, Republican Speaker of the House of Representatives Mike Johnson warned that any vote on new Funding for aid to Ukraine as well as for strengthening the border with Mexico – where a record number of migrants are arriving – was stillborn.
The two subjects are now negotiated together, which jeopardizes deliveries of weapons and equipment for the Ukrainian army.
Donald Trump has made immigration one of the major axes of his campaign to regain the White House in 2025 and he is using his influence with the Republicans to block any agreement.< /p>