BREAKING: Senate passes budget deal with overwhelming majority – [UPDATE: The Republicans who voted NO!]

The Senate has just passed the 2-year budget deal that they couldn’t get passed before the government shutdown began: 71-28. Now the bill heads to the House:

If you’re still awake in a couple of hours you might get to see the House vote on the bill. I for one won’t be awake:

Once the bill passes the House, it will go to President Trump for his signature and we’ll have reopened the government and spent a lot of dang money doing it. Great job Republicans.


As an aside, Paul said his purpose was not to shut down the government:

UPDATE: Here’s the Republicans who voted against the new expensive budget proposal:

“16 Republicans voted no: Senators Burr, Cassidy, Corker, Crapo, Daines, Enzi, Flake, Grassley, Johnson, Kennedy, Lankford, Lee, Paul, Risch, Sasse, and Toomey.”

RELATED: Here’s who voted against cloture for the same bill:

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