20 Senate Republicans voiced opposition to the disgraceful ‘bipartisan’ border deal unveiled Sunday.

The bill allocates $20 billion for border security, but also divvies $74 billion in aid to Ukraine and Israel.

$60 billion for Ukraine.

$14 billion for Israel.

It prioritizes the borders of other countries ahead of the United States.

Here’s a breakdown of the $118 billion bill:


Business Insider reports:

In the less than 24 hours since the text of the agreement was released, 20 of the 49 GOP senators have publicly stated they are opposed to the legislation, which includes new funding for the detention of migrants, tough measures around asylum seekers, and gives the administration greater authorities to expel migrants if illegal border crossings exceed 5,000 per day.

Several remain apparently undecided, including Sens. John Thune of South Dakota and Joni Ernst of Iowa, both members of the Senate GOP leadership.

And just a handful of Senate Republicans are openly supportive of the legislation, including Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell and Sen. James Lankford of Oklahoma, who negotiated the deal with Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut and Independent Sen. Kyrsten Sinema of Arizona.

The full list of Republican senators opposed to the bill include:

  • Sen. Bill Hagerty (R-TN)
  • Sen. Eric Schmitt (R-MO)
  • Sen. JD Vance (R-OH)
  • Sen. Jim Risch (R-ID)
  • Sen. Josh Hawley (R-MO)
  • Sen. Katie Boyd Britt (R-AL)
  • Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)
  • Sen. Marsha Blackburn (R-TN)
  • Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT)
  • Sen. Mike Braun (R-IN)
  • Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY)
  • Sen. Rick Scott (R-FL)
  • Sen. Roger Marshall (R-KS)
  • Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI)
  • Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT)
  • Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)
  • Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR)
  • Sen. Tommy Tuberville (R-AL)
  • Sen. Ted Budd (R-NC)
  • Sen. Deb Fischer (R-NE)

Full List of Senate Republicans Trying to Kill Uniparty Border Bill:

Marsha Blackburn

Ted Cruz

Steve Daines

Josh Hawley

Ron Johnson

Mike Lee

Rand Paul

Marco Rubio

Rick Scott

Eric Schmitt

Tommy Tuberville

JD Vance

Thank you for standing up for America! I presume a handful more will follow their lead. This bill is a disaster and must be stopped!

“Here’s the list of Republican senators who have yet to disavow the border betrayal bill. If your senator is here, call them, and politely demand they go on the record against this sellout,” Charlie Kirk wrote.

Murkowski (AK)

Sullivan (AK)

Boozman (AR)

Crapo (ID)

Young (IN)

Grassley (IA)

Ernst (IA)

Moran (KS)

McConnell (KY…okay, this one isn’t happening)

Cassidy (LA)

Kennedy (LA)

Collins (ME)

Wicker (MS)

Hyde-Smith (MS)

Fischer (NE)

Ricketts (NE)

Tillis (NC)

Hoeven (ND)

Cramer (ND)

Mullin (OK)

Lankford (OK…start planning the primary now, not later)

Graham (SC)

Tim Scott (SC)

Thune (SD)

Rounds (SD)

Cornyn (TX)

Romney (UT)

Capito (WV)

Barrasso (WY)

Lummis (WY)

We need 41 votes to kill the Invasion Authorization Act.


CNN noted the Senate bill is on the path to failure.

Per CNN:

A major bipartisan border deal and foreign aid package is on track to fail in the Senate this week as GOP opposition is mounting amid relentless attacks on the deal from former President Donald Trump and top House Republicans.

Republicans opposed to the deal, including Trump, have attacked it as too weak even though it would mark a tough change to immigration law and would give the president far-reaching powers to restrict illegal migrant crossings at the southern border. The grim odds facing the bill have also put aid to Ukraine and Israel, two key US allies, in jeopardy and it is unclear if Congress would be able to pass the foreign aid separately. Speaker Mike Johnson has already said the border deal would be dead on arrival in the House.

It would take only 41 senators voting against the bill to sink the deal in an upcoming procedural vote on Wednesday, and there are already 23 senators who have signaled publicly they are opposed to it.

“I think the proposal is dead,” Republican Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi said when asked about his position on the border bill after departing a meeting in Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell’s office on Monday.

Sen. James Lankford, the top GOP negotiator for the deal, told reporters Monday night that he doesn’t believe the package has enough support to advance on Wednesday.

The Oklahoma Republican would not say whether he would vote to advance the bill on Wednesday, noting that if he voted “no,” it would only be to give members more time to read the bill and raise any issues they have with it, so it could ultimately pass.

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