- A key vote on a short-term government funding bill failed in the Senate.
- The vote’s failure all but guarantees a government shutdown at midnight.
- Democrats opposed the bill because it did not codify the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Some Republicans voted against the bill because it did not provide enough certainty to the military.
The Senate voted against a key procedural step necessary to pass a GOP-led short-term funding bill Friday night, all but guaranteeing the federal government will enter a partial shutdown at midnight.
The cloture vote, which allows a bill to proceed without the ability of a member to read more >>>