Johnson imposes a direct dialogue with Biden in order to unlock Ukraine aid

Anjali Jain
Mike Johnson and Joe Biden.

Speaker Mike Johnson’s request for direct negotiations with President Joe Biden in order to resolve the deadlock surrounding border security and Ukraine aid was disregarded by the White House.
Johnson insisted that personal negotiations with the president be conducted prior to allowing a vote in the House on a $95 billion aid measure to Taiwan, Israel, and Ukraine. Johnson has repeatedly shifted his position on immigration and foreign aid, according to the White House, which argued that a meeting with the president would be futile.
“With what do we have to negotiate? Indeed, indeed! Indeed, indeed? What is the purpose of the one-on-one negotiation if he has received precisely what he requested? Perhaps he is therefore engaging in negotiations with himself. “He is independently killing bills,” White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre informed the press.

The impasse obscures the trajectory towards obtaining House approval for Ukraine aid, as Kyiv contends with the expulsion of Russian invaders in the absence of resupplied ammunition and weaponry from the United States.
As a result of the House Republican Party’s opposition to Ukraine’s war aid due to modifications to immigration and border policies, Johnson stated that Biden should negotiate directly with him.
To safeguard large groups of migrants from deportation, House Republicans have advocated for the return of all migrants to Mexico, the construction of a border wall, and a reduction in presidential authority.
House Republican leaders and Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump rejected a bipartisan Senate border compromise that would have increased the difficulty of asylum applications for migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. The proposed measures would have permitted the cessation of frontier processing for the duration that present migration levels persist.
Biden orders Johnson to present the aid bill on the floor, stating that “history is watching.”
The speaker stated that he has informed Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of his decision not to permit a vote on the Ukraine aid measure, which was approved by the Senate on Tuesday with the support of 22 out of 49 Republicans.
Johnson told reporters, “The Republican-led House will not be coerced or compelled to pass a foreign aid bill that is opposed by the majority of Republican senators and does nothing to secure our own border.”
He stated that he has been requesting a one-on-one meeting with Biden for the past month without success and that the House GOP conference is discussing “a multitude of ideas” regarding the potential structure of a new border agreement.
–With Josh Wingrove and Jonathan Tamari providing assistance.

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