Democrats move to suspend Senate rules to advance stalled spending bill 

  • Democrats move to suspend Senate rules to advance stalled spending bill 

    Posted by Gatherer  on September 18, 2023 at 5:29 PM

    Senate Democrats on Monday moved to suspend the Senate’s rules to advance a stalled government funding bill after Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) objected to the legislation last week.

    “Sen. Murray will move to suspend Rule XVI and file cloture on that motion,” Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced on the Senate floor.  

    “This is an effort to move forward on the minibus and keep the appropriations process on track here in the Senate,” he explained.  

    The Senate had been making good progress on the annual spending bills, passing all 12 of them out of the Senate

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