Statement on Senate Ukraine/Border Package Procedural Vote Thursday

WASHINGTON – Senator Mike Braun released the following statement on his upcoming “No” vote on a procedural measure to move forward on the Senate’s Ukraine package which includes an immigration bill. The vote is expected at 1pm today.

“President Biden created this border crisis - he reversed strong policies on day one, refuses to enforce our laws, and could end this crisis today with the stroke of a pen. I can’t support a bill that gives $100 billion of borrowed money to foreign countries for their borders but doesn’t fully secure our own.” – SENATOR MIKE BRAUN


Senator Braun spoke about the bill and the border crisis this morning on Mornings with Maria

Senator Braun has visited the southern border twice during his term, once in 2021 and most recently in November 2023

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Monday statement on border package text, citing concerns with baselining 5,000 illegal crossings as a new definition of emergency, when President Obama’s DHS Secretary Jeh Johnson previously cited 1,000 as a crisis.



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