View Full Version : WTF is the Senate voting on?

Jim Bow
01-19-2018, 11:02 PM
I thought they were voting on a funding bill.
The banner on CNN says " Senate voting on cloture"
I thought "cloture" was a vote to end a filibuster.

Todd D
01-19-2018, 11:08 PM
It was the procedural vote to end debate and move to the final vote.

01-19-2018, 11:11 PM
Looks like not much will get accomplished tonite - 45 minutes to shutdown, it would appear

Jim Bow
01-19-2018, 11:16 PM
So, they have to vote to stop talking before they can vote !