-- Senate Majority Leader: 'Let's Keep Working' On Bill
-- Senate Scheduled To Hold Procedural Vote On Stop-Gap at 2:15 PM
WASHINGTON (MNI) - U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday
he's "encouraged" by the progress that is being made in negotiations on a fiscal
2017 stop-gap spending bill.
In remarks on the Senate floor, McConnell offered an upbeat assessment of
the outlook for negotiations.
"We know how important this measure is. Let's keep working to get this
done," McConnell said.
The Senate is scheduled to hold a procedural vote at 2:15 p.m. ET on the
This procedural vote has been delayed twice before. Some senators are still
requesting time to review any spending agreement before casting their vote.