That seems like a great plan. They can do this deal, start their well deserved vacations and not be bothered with this government nonsense again until January 13th.
US senators discussing short term funding bill RTRS
Bill to extend funding up until Jan 15th. Spending would stay at current levels. Any deal is likely to take time frames out past the Christmas holiday season as they won’t want to be going through this mess over Christmas. Both Reid and McConnell saying they are very optimistic that an agreement will be reached. Reid says that he’s looking for one this week.