Full List of Republicans Who Have Always Voted Against Ukraine Aid

Amid strong bipartisan support in both congressional chambers for Ukraine relief, there are dozens of Republicans who have never supported funding for emergency humanitarian and military aid.

On Thursday, Senator Rand Paul single-handedly stalled a bipartisan effort to fast-track an additional $40 billion to assist Ukraine and its regional allies in the fighting against Russia. But this was not the first time the Kentucky Republican has opposed aid to Ukraine, nor is he the only Republican to object twice.

In March, the Senate successfully passed a $1.5 trillion appropriations package—which included $13.6 billion in emergency funds for Ukraine—but the legislation did not have the support of 31 Republican senators and 57 GOP representatives.

While the latest round of relief was overwhelmingly passed by the House on Wednesday, the same 57 Republicans who voted no in March doubled down on their opposition by voting against a Ukraine aid package for the second time.

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GOP Senator Rand Paul has stalled a Senate vote on a new aid package to Ukraine. Above, Paul departs from the Senate Republicans' daily luncheon on May 5. Anna Moneymaker/Getty

The list of House Republicans who have always voted against Ukraine relief are:

  1. Jodey Arrington of Texas
  2. Brian Babin of Texas
  3. Jim Banks of Indiana
  4. Andy Biggs of Arizona
  5. Gus Bilirakis of Florida
  6. Dan Bishop of North Carolina
  7. Lauren Boebert of Colorado
  8. Ken Buck of Colorado
  9. Tim Burchett of Tennessee
  10. Kat Cammack of Florida
  11. Madison Cawthorn of North Carolina
  12. Michael Cloud of Texas
  13. Andrew Clyde of Georgia
  14. James Comer of Kentucky
  15. Warren Davidson of Ohio
  16. Scott Des Jarlais of Tennessee
  17. Byron Donalds of Florida
  18. Jeff Duncan of South Carolina
  19. Ron Estes of Kansas
  20. Russ Fulcher of Idaho
  21. Matt Gaetz of Florida
  22. Bob Gibbs of Ohio
  23. Louie Gohmert of Texas
  24. Bob Good of Virginia
  25. Paul Gosar of Arizona
  26. Garret Graves of Louisiana
  27. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia
  28. Diana Harshbarger of Tennessee
  29. Vicky Hartzler of Missouri
  30. Kevin Hern of Oklahoma
  31. Yvette Herrell of New Mexico
  32. Jody Hice of Georgia
  33. Clay Higgins of Louisiana
  34. Bill Huizenga of Michigan
  35. Ronny Jackson of Texas
  36. Mike Johnson of Louisiana
  37. Jim Jordan of Ohio
  38. Debbie Lesko of Arizona
  39. Billy Long of Missouri
  40. Tracey Mann of Kansas
  41. Thomas Massie of Kentucky
  42. Brian Mast of Florida
  43. Mary Miller of Illinois
  44. Barry Moore of Alabama
  45. Troy Nehls of Texas
  46. Ralph Norman of South Carolina
  47. Scott Perry of Pennsylvania
  48. John Rose of Tennessee
  49. Matthew Rosendale of Montana
  50. Chip Roy of Texas
  51. Pete Sessions of Texas
  52. Greg Steube of Florida
  53. Tom Tiffany of Wisconsin
  54. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey
  55. Beth Van Duyne of Texas
  56. Bruce Westerman of Arkansas
  57. Roger Williams of Texas

Although Paul has not officially voted on the new relief package, he has signaled that he is likely to vote no when the Senate takes up the measure.

On the Senate floor Thursday, Paul, who generally opposes U.S. spending on foreign aid, cited concerns about inflation and rising gas and energy prices in his objection. He said he wants language inserted into the bill that would provide more scrutiny over new spending.

"My oath of office is to the U.S. Constitution, not to any foreign nation," Paul said. "We cannot save Ukraine by dooming the U.S. economy."

Congress had hoped to pass the package of military and economic aid this week, but the Kentucky senator's objections delayed a Senate vote until next week. Paul could be joined by at least 30 GOP colleagues who opposed the first round of relief to Ukraine in March.

Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has urged both sides to "help us pass this urgent funding bill."

"They're only asking for the resources they need to defend themselves against this deranged invasion," McConnell said of the Ukrainian people. "And they need this help right now."

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