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Senate Passes Two-Month Stopgap Spending Bill in Late Night Vote – No New Money For Border Wall

The Senate passed a two-month stopgap funding bill in a late night vote Wednesday to avoid a Saturday government shutdown.

The bill was then quickly sent to the House just two days before the funding was set to expire; the House is expected to approve the bill right away.

“The Senate ok’d the plan by voice vote. The measure keeps the government open for the outstanding seven appropriations bills at existing levels…through February 8. Doesn’t fund wall,” reported Chad Pergram.

Outgoing Arizona Senator Jeff Flake presided over the vote. Senators were singing Christmas carols as they stiffed President Trump on border wall funding. 

The $1.6 billion for border security is not new money.

Read the full story from The Gateway Pundit

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