Bipartisan cooperation put to the test in Senate

CQ Budget, Ep. 130

Twitter locked out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Twitter locked out Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s campaign account. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Posted October 21, 2019 at 5:47pm

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., walks from his office to the Senate floor in the Capitol for a vote. (Photo By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

 

Senate leaders hope to break a weeks-long stalemate by pushing long-delayed spending bills to the floor for votes this week. But the effort will test the ability of the two parties to cooperate when a funding dispute over a border wall still rages, as senior budget reporter Paul M. Krawzak explains.