The proposal was to hold three votes. The first vote would be on Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulPentagon: War in Afghanistan will cost billion in 2018 Overnight Finance: Senators near two-year budget deal | Trump would 'love to see a shutdown' over immigration | Dow closes nearly 600 points higher after volatile day | Trade deficit at highest level since 2008 | Pawlenty leaving Wall Street group Rand Paul calls for punishment if Congress can't reach a long-term budget deal MORE’s (R-Ky.) bill to end foreign aid to Pakistan, Egypt and Libya. After that vote, they’d then take up S.J.Res. 41, a containment resolution against Iran. The final vote would be on H.J.Res. 117, which funds the government for another six months. The House passed spending resolution last week.

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Reid objected saying he wants to also have a vote on Sen. Jon TesterJonathan (Jon) TesterDemocrat Manchin: Pence attacks prove ‘they don't want bipartisanship’ in Trump admin Tester invited the Border Patrol Union’s president to the State of the Union. What does that say to Dreamers?   These Democrats will have a hard time keeping their seats in 2018 MORE’s (D-Mont.) bipartisan bill, the Sportsman Act.

“We’re not going to separate the two,” Reid said. “We’re going to have the vote on the continuing resolution and then on the Sportsman Act.”

Reid said the Senate could have all of those votes tomorrow morning if Republicans agree, or if they don’t votes will be held through the weekend. He added that there shouldn’t be any reason for a fight on the sportsman bill.

Tester said his bill would open up some federal land to hunters and fishers while also supporting conservation efforts.