Senate Democrats are hoping to strip out the ObamaCare language this week, and send the resolution back to the House. But Senate Republicans who want to defund ObamaCare are threatening to hold up Senate work.


One senator who has pushed to defund ObamaCare, Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeCongress raises pressure on Saudi Arabia Senators pledge action on Saudi journalist’s disappearance Bernie Sanders: US should pull out of war in Yemen if Saudis killed journalist MORE (R-Utah), indicated that he and other Republicans would not push the fight to the brink of a government shutdown. "The government will be funded," he said on "Meet the Press."

Meanwhile, the expectation that the Senate will return the resolution to the House means the House has canceled its planned recess this week. But the House will return on Wednesday, and is in today only for a brief pro-forma session at 11 a.m.