Democrats consider supporting Ukraine aid in the form of a loan amid deadlock over $60 billion foreign aid package.

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Democrats in both chambers suggest they’re willing to support Ukraine aid in the form of a loan, an idea that’s gaining steam with Kyiv’s GOP champions as they scramble to end Congress’s deadlock and help Ukraine battle Russian forces.

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The loan design is not the Democrats’ preference. They’re urging the adoption of an emergency foreign aid package the Senate passed last month, which includes $60 billion in aid for Ukraine, while hammering Speaker Mike Johnson (R-La.) for his refusal to put it on the House floor.

But if the loan strategy — which Johnson floated to Republican senators last week — can break the impasse, a number of Democrats say they’re all for it.

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