Senate GOP fails in final bid to restore military pension cuts to budget bill | Fox News

A final effort by Senate Republicans to halt cuts to pensions of military retirees failed late Tuesday, after Democrats blocked an amendment to the controversial budget bill.The two-year budget agreement, which cleared a key test vote earlier in the day, was expected to get a final vote no later than Wednesday.Ahead of the final vote, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., tried unsuccessfully to use a parliamentary tactic to force a vote on the amendment, which he wrote to undo the cuts for military retirees.

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