Reid sets up Wednesday battle over road beautification

McCain and other Senate Republicans, in particular Tom CoburnTom CoburnRyan calls out GOP in anti-poverty fight The Trail 2016: Words matter Ex-Sen. Coburn: I won’t challenge Trump, I’ll vote for him MORE (R-Okla.), have argued for years that federal highway funds are being wasted on beautification projects.

Reid on Tuesday night said McCain and Sen. Barbara BoxerBarbara BoxerSenate Dems: Add Flint aid to spending deal Buzz builds on Becerra’s future plans This week: Shutdown deadline looms over Congress MORE (D-Calif.) would split time Wednesday morning in debating the measure, and then a vote would be held at around noon.

The Senate adjourned shortly after 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, and will return at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday. McCains amendment is the first to be considered to H.R. 2112, which will serve as the vehicle for the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration and Related Agencies spending bill.