IMF

McConnell Undermines Conservatives to Help Reid

Right Scoop Staff

Cruz, Lee, and Paul aimed to strip the IMF legislation out of the Ukraine aid package, which would double the US' IMF contribution while abating our influence on how the money is spent. McConnell pushed R's to vote for the bill so Reid got his 60 votes to prevent the Cruz-led filibuster.

Cruz & Paul Unite to Block Ukraine Aid Over IMF Changes

Joel Gehrke, Washington Examiner

Sens. Ted Cruz and Rand Paul will work to block a $1 billion Ukraine aid package unless Harry Reid strips out a controversial measure funding the International Monetary Fund.