Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: APSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP

US Senate votes down both Democrat and Republican bills to end government shutdown

  • The Republican bill included funding for US President Donald Trump’s border wall
  • Six Republicans voted in favour of a Democratic alternative but measure still failed

Topic |   Donald Trump
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: APSenate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell leaving the chamber after two failed votes to end the partial government shutdown. Photo: AP
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