Cracking? Six GOP Senators Vote To End Shutdown Without Wall Funding

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Six Republican senators crossed the aisle on Thursday to vote with Democrats and advance a stopgap measure that would end the partial government shutdown without additional funding for President Trump’s proposed border wall.

GOP Sens. Lamar Alexander (Tenn.), Susan Collins (Maine), Cory Gardner (Colo.), Johnny Isakson (Ga.), Lisa Murkowski (Alaska) and Mitt Romney (Utah) voted to advance the continuing resolution, which would have fully reopened the government and funded it through Feb. 8.

The measure fell short of the 60 votes needed to break a filibuster.

Read more at The Hill.

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3 COMMENTS

  1. President Trump has reasons for standing strong and not give in. In the meantime while it’s quiet he’s accomplishing tremendous amount of work, like firing unnecessary Fed employees and shutting down the Fed Reserve.

  2. Why end the shutdown? Haven’t you noticed how quiet it has been since then? No riots from the Dems, no talk of impeaching Trump.

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