Tonight, in the cover over darkness, the Senate passed the 2,232-page 1.3 trillion dollar omnibus spending bill by a vote of 65-32:
#BREAKING No gov't shutdown tomorrow night. The Senate syncs up with the House & approves $1.2 trillion spending bill to fund gov't thru Sept 30.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 23, 2018
Vote was 65-32. Bill no goes to President Trump to sign
The vote on the omnibus was the last vote in the Senate before the 2 wk Easter/Passover recess. Next vote expected April 9 at 5:30 pm et.— Chad Pergram (@ChadPergram) March 23, 2018
23 Republicans voted AGAINST the bill and 0nly 9 Democrats voted with them.
That means almost half of Republicans (25) and almost all Democrats (40) voted FOR the bill. More Democrats voted for the bill than Republicans!
Here’s how your Senator voted.
YEAs —65Alexander (R-TN)
Cortez Masto (D-NV)
Van Hollen (D-MD)
NAYs —32Barrasso (R-WY)
Not Voting – 3Burr (R-NC)