Hopefully they can get something passed before next year.
Check this out:
The House and Senate Armed Services Committees are scrambling to salvage this year’s Defense authorization bill after the Senate failed to pass the measure this week.
The Senate on Thursday failed to pass a motion to end debate on the bill by a 51-44 vote, as Republicans filibustered because Democrats were limiting the number of amendment votes.
The gridlock threatens the 51-year streak that Congress has passed the sweeping Pentagon policy bill, as the two chambers are only in session together one more week this year.
The time crunch — and the bad taste left following the bitter Senate fight over the filibuster this past week — are raising questions about whether Congress can actually move swiftly enough to pass the Defense bill.