Trump Shutdown ends (for now) with a whimper in Senate, spending bill now goes to the House
The Senate finally voted on final passage of the short term funding bill to end this iteration of the Trump Shutdown, passing it 81-18. We’ll probably get another one in three weeks, when Mitch McConnell, the White House, and Speaker Paul Ryan all refuse any compromise on anything related to immigration , but here we are. As a quick refresher, here’s what’s in the bill. It’s the same one the House sent over last week, but ends February 8, an earlier deadline. x WAIT OVER (in the Senate). Sena...
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