Congresswoman Nikema Williams Votes for Critical Foreign Aid Package

Apr 20, 2024
Press

(WASHINGTON) – Today, Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) issued the following statement after voting for a critical foreign aid package.

Congresswoman Nikema Williams (GA-05) said: 

“American national security and our democratic allies in Ukraine, Israel, and the Indo-Pacific are all under immediate threat, leaving innocent civilians at risk around the globe. Republicans understood the urgency of this moment, yet still for months chose to play political games and block this critical foreign aid. I voted yes to protect our national security, stand with our allies, and defend humanity by delivering desperately needed humanitarian aid. Let’s be clear: once again, Democrats put people over politics to protect safety, freedom and democracy across the globe.”

CONTACT: PressGA05@mail.house.gov

Congresswoman Nikema Williams proudly serves Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District on the exclusive Financial Services Committee. She is a champion of voting rights and builds on the Fifth District’s legacy as the cradle of the civil rights movement as co-chair of the Congressional Voting Rights Caucus. Congresswoman Williams is committed to closing the racial wealth gap and ensuring the promise of America for all–regardless of your ZIP code or bank account.

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