As Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set a vote on the Senate floor for 10 p.m., Republicans did not appear to have the 60 votes required to advance their short-term bill. Coupled with a notice that there would be no “imminent votes” in the House, this all but ensured at least a brief shutdown.
A neighbor of the Kentucky senator has agreed to plead guilty in a November attack that left the libertarian politician with six broken ribs and briefly sidelined him during debate over the tax overhaul, according to the court documents.
The trust rankings will emerge from surveys the company is conducting and are an effort to combat fake news and misinformation that spread across the social network before and after the 2016 election. The changes will also stress local news sources.