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Josh Hawley (r) [2016 file photo].

Roy Blunt (r) [2016 file photo].

The vote today in the U.S. Senate on the republican poison pill bill (cloture), negotiated among republicans, which would appropriate money for Donald Trump’s (r) wall in exchange for temporary immigration policy changes (on DACA and Temporary Protective Status, hence the “poison pill”) and temporarily punting the partial government shutdown:

Question: On the Cloture Motion (Motion Invoke Cloture on the Shelby Amdt. No. 5)
Vote Number: 9
Vote Date: January 24, 2019, 02:42 PM

Required For Majority: 3/5
Vote Result: Cloture Motion Rejected

Amendment Number: S.Amdt. 5 to H.R. 268 (Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019)
Statement of Purpose: Of a perfecting nature.
Vote Counts:
YEAs 50
NAYs 47
Not Voting 3

Missouri: Blunt (R-MO), Yea Hawley (R-MO), Yea

Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the only Democrat to vote for this bill (cloture). Two republicans voted against it (Cotton of Arkansas and Lee of Utah). Two republicans didn’t vote (Paul of Kentucky and Risch of Idaho). 60 votes were needed for cloture, to advance the bill.

Is anyone surprised?

The “clean” version of the bill, which the previous republican controlled Senate approved before the Trump shutdown was also brought up for a vote. It, too, failed get the 60 votes for cloture, to advance the bill:

Question: On the Cloture Motion (Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Schumer Amdt. No. 6 )
Vote Number: 10
Vote Date: January 24, 2019, 03:18 PM

Required For Majority: 3/5
Vote Result: Cloture Motion Rejected

Amendment Number: S.Amdt. 6 to H.R. 268 (Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019)
Statement of Purpose: Of a perfecting nature.
Vote Counts:
YEAs 52
NAYs 44
Not Voting 4

Missouri: Blunt (R-MO), Nay Hawley (R-MO), Nay

Two of a kind. Is anyone surprised?

Six republicans voted for the bill (Alexander of Tennessee – retiring in 2020, Collins of Maine – seeking reelection in 2020, Gardner of Colorado – seeking reelection in 2020, Isakson of Georgia, Murkowski of Alaska, Romney of Utah). No Democrats voted against the bill. Three republicans did not vote (Burr of North Carolina, Paul of Kentucky, Risch of Idaho).

The #TrumpShutdown continues.