It’s a bill authorizing Obama to supply weapons to the bankrupt Ukrainian Government to exterminate (and/or drive out into neighboring Russia) the people in the areas of Ukraine’s southeast that had voted 90% for the Ukrainian President, Viktor Yanukovych, whom Obama overthrew in a bloody coup in February 2014; but, of course, that’s not how it’s worded.
Here is how it’s worded:
Here’s the vote, on December 4th:
Here’s the discussion of it (prior to the vote):
There were 411 votes for the bill, 10 votes against it.
These were the 10 votes against:
California’s George Miller (D)
California’s Dana Rohrabacher (R)
Florida’s Alan Grayson (D)
Florida’s Alcee Hastings (D)
Kentucky’s Thomas Massie (R)
Michigan’s Justin Amash (R)
North Carolina’s Walter Jones (R)
Tennessee’s John Duncan (R)
Texas’s Beto O’Rourke (D)
Washington’s Jim McDermott (D)
Here’s the relevant recent polling on this matter: http://www.pollingreport.com/russia.htm
Investigative historian Eric Zuesse is the author, most recently, of They’re Not Even Close: The Democratic vs. Republican Economic Records, 1910-2010, and of CHRIST’S VENTRILOQUISTS: The Event that Created Christianity.