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Senate Republicans Block Annual Defense Bill Over Lack Of Debate, Amendment Votes

Senate Republicans Block Annual Defense Bill Over Lack Of Debate, Amendment Votes

Andrew Trunsky Senate Republicans blocked the passage of the annual defense bill after they and their Democratic colleagues failed to agree on rules governing amendment votes to the legislation. The bill needed 60 votes to break a filibuster, but failed 45-51. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell came out against the bill Monday afternoon over what […]