April 23, 2013 05:43 PM

Republicans object to S.788, a bill to suspend Sequestration

Senator Reid asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass S.788, a bill to suspend the fiscal year 2013 sequestration and offset with funds from the Overseas Contingency Operations. Senator Coburn objected. Senator Coburn then asked consent to take up and pass an Inhofe-Toomey bill, Calendar #19, S.16, a bill to provide for a sequester replacement. Senator Reid objected.