October 8, 2013 04:50 PM

Cruz requsst to pass Vets only CR/Reid counter offer to pass clean CR--objections to both

Senator Cruz asked unanimous consent the Senate take up and pass H.J.Res.72, a joint resolution making continuing appropriations for veterans benefits for fiscal year 2014. Senator Reid asked that the request be modified to include an amendment to allow a clean CR to fund the entire government. Senator Cruz objected to the modification and Senator Reid objected to the original request.