TIME 13m agoonetimeWhite HouseCongress These Are the 16 Democrats Who Opposed Ending the Shutdown

These Are the 16 Democrats Who Opposed Ending the Shutdown

Senate Democrats joined Republicans to vote 81-18 to end a government shutdown, based on a promise from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up immigration in the coming weeks.

But not everyone was on board with the plan.

Sixteen senators who caucus with the Democrats and two Republicans voted against the plan to end the shutdown. Among Democrats, the defections were largely over concern that McConnell’s promise was not solid enough grounds.

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