The Senate is expected to vote to override the veto this week.
Sen. Bill Nelson's state has been impacted by the Zika virus.
Sens. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.) quickly voiced opposition.
The CR includes an extension of the EB-5 program.
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The proposal was stripped of a controversial Planned Parenthood provision.
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Senate Democrats will not vote for the short-term government funding bill the GOP has proposed...
Cruz is seeking to block the White House from handing over control of internet management to an outside body.
"We're probably going to have some downtime," Sen. Chris Murphy said.
Reid wants the Senate to consider Merrick Garland's nomination to the Supreme Court.
Cardin said a deal is likely but could unravel in a partisan fight.