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At least a partial government shutdown appears likely. House lawmakers told no more votes likely tonight and they'll get at least an hour's notice if one is scheduled. Senate vote on spending bill is set for 10 pm and that is likely to fail.
Talking to reporters, Majority Whip @JohnCornyn left open the possiblity of a "negotiated outcome," on spending with Democrats. But @Marcshort45, who negotiates for the president here in Congress, said just now the four week bill that Democrats oppose is the only offer.
The timing of a vote on the four-week spending bill has been downgraded from early evening to "I don't know," per Majority Whip @JohnCornyn.
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