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The United States House of Representatives has approved a bill authorizing $150 million to be spent on defense aid for Ukraine in fiscal year 2017 under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative.

A total of 371 lawmakers out of total 435 voted for the document, while 48 voted against, the House’s website notes.

Regulating a total of $578 billion in spending for the U.S. military through Sept. 30, the document earmarks $150 million in addition to the $200 million previously allocated but unspent by former U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration in December

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Great news! Let's hope it continues.....

Now let's see what Trump does.

H.R. 4909 actually cuts the dollar figure in half to $150 million from last years $300 million. I think Trump has found out that Putin is not quite the guy he thought he could deal with by his actions since taking office.

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