Sweden joining NATO

The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday night to support Finland and Sweden joining NATO. 

The vote in the Senate was 95-1, with Republican Sen. Josh Hawley of Missouri voting “no” and Republican Sen. Rand Paul...

The vote comes a few weeks after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted to let Finland and Sweden join NATO.

Finland and Sweden made their official decision to join NATO within days of each other in May. They had been neutral for...

All 30 NATO members must agree that the two countries can join. There are seven countries left.

During Wednesday’s vote, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., took a veiled swipe at Paul and Hawley...

Hawley aligned himself with former President Donald Trump, saying the U.S. could devote more funds and firepower...

Paul has always tried to keep the U.S. from getting involved in foreign wars. Most people didn’t agree with his amendment...