With Ukraine aid stuck in Congress, lawmakers weigh alternatives to help Kyiv

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Now that the House and Senate have hammered out a spending deal for the rest of fiscal year 2024, the deadlock over Ukraine aid will come into renewed focus once lawmakers return from their Easter break early next month. With a Senate-passed supplemental spending bill that includes $60 billion in Ukraine military assistance languishing unconsidered, House Republican lawmakers — the majority of whom are believed to back continued support for Kyiv — have pitched other mechanisms to keep the aid flowing. Some have suggested only dispatching military aid while abstaining from humanitarian support, others have pushed for a loan, and...