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Senate Session - January 9, 2019

The Senate considered a Middle East policy bill to provide military aid to Israel and put new sanctions on Syria. Democrats had pledged to block any legislation on the floor that did not provide money to reopen the government, which was in day 19 of a shutdown over President Trump’s demand for funds to build a U.S.-Mexico border wall.



    116th Congress - Senate
    Total Hours: 147 (After 48 days)
    • Debate65 Hours
    • Quorum Calls34 Hours
    • Votes16 Hours

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