Friday: Border bill vote?

The House will be in session Friday instead of embarking upon its August recess.

After the GOP leadership pulled a vote Thursday on a package providing $659 million to address the border crisis, House Republicans opted to stay in Washington until they pass a bill.

Meanwhile, the Senate will be in session Friday but without any votes. The session may be used to clear resolutions or nominees by unanimous consent, as well as secure an agreement on Iron Dome funding.

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday night that the next roll call votes will be Monday, Sept. 8.

The House will convene at 10 a.m. after Republicans convene at 9 a.m. in the Capitol basement. So far, the only vote on tap is on a rule granting same-day authority through Sept. 5.

Allowing same-day authority means that leadership could send a bill to the House Rules Committee, and the House could then vote on it the same day. Normally, the House has to wait a day after a rule is approved.

Ramsey Cox contributed.

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