Senate Passes $1.1 Trillion Omnibus Spending Bill: Here Are the 17 GOP Senators Who Helped Pass It | TheBlaze.com

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The Democrat-controlled Senate voted 72-26 Thursday to pass a $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill to keep government operations funded until Sept. 30.

All 26 “nay” votes came from Republicans. Two Republicans, Sens. Saxby Chambliss (Ga.) and Tom Coburn (Okla.), did not vote.

Here are the 17 Republicans who voted to pass the bill:

  • Lamar Alexander (Tenn.)
  • Kelly Ayotte (N.H.)
  • Roy Blunt (Mo.)
  • John Boozman (Ark.)
  • Dan Coats (In.)
  • Thad Cochran (Miss.)
  • Susan Collins (Maine)
  • Mark Kirk (Ill.)
  • Lindsey Graham (S.C.)
  • Orrin Hatch (Utah)
  • John Hoeven (N.D.)
  • Johnny Isakson (Ga.)
  • Jerry Moran (Kan.)
  • Lisa Murkowski (Alaska)
  • Richard Shelby (Ala.)
  • David Vitter (La.)
  • Roger Wicker (Miss.)

Here are the 26 Republicans who voted against the bill:

  • John Barrasso (Wyo.)
  • Richard Burr (N.C.)
  • Bob Corker (Tenn.)
  • John Cornyn (Texas)
  • Mike Crapo (Idaho)
  • Ted Cruz (Texas)
  • Mike Enzi (Wyo.)
  • Deb Fischer (Neb.)
  • Jeff Flake (Ariz.)
  • Chuck Grassley (Iowa)
  • Dean Heller (Nev.)
  • James Inhofe (Okla.)
  • Mike Johanns (Neb.)
  • Ron Johnson (Wis.)
  • Mike Lee (Utah)
  • John McCain (Ariz.)
  • Mitch McConnell (Ky.)
  • Rand Paul (Ky.)
  • Rob Portman (Ohio)
  • Jim Risch (Idaho)
  • Pat Roberts (Kan.)
  • Marco Rubio (Fla.)
  • Tim Scott (S.C.)
  • Jeff Sessions (Ala.)
  • John Thune (S.D.)
  • Pat Toomey (Pa.)

Having already passed the Republican-controlled House of Representatives, the bill now heads to President Barack Obama’s desk for final approval.

The House passed the bill Wednesday with an overwhelming 359-67, bipartisan majority.

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