House adjourns without clear path to avert shutdown

The House adjourned on Friday evening without a clear path forward on a deal to avert a partial government shutdown, as lawmakers continue to wrestle over funding for President TrumpDonald John TrumpFacebook releases audit on conservative bias claims Harry Reid: 'Decriminalizing border crossings is not something that should be at the top of the list' Recessions happen when presidents overlook key problems MORE's border wall.

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthyKevin Owen McCarthyOmar says US should reconsider aid to Israel I'm not a Nazi, I'm just a dude: What it's like to be the other Steve King Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad' MORE (R-Calif.) has advised members that there are currently no votes scheduled for Saturday but lawmakers should stay in town as Congress barrels toward a partial government shutdown.

The California Republican said he will provide members with "ample" warning time before they call another vote on government funding, which is set to expire at midnight Friday for a number of key agencies and departments.

McCarthy later told reporters he is advising members to stay in town while they wait to see the outcome of negotiations in the Senate, where there are also no more votes expected on Friday night before the shutdown deadline.


“I don’t see more votes until the Senate acts,” McCarthy said on the House floor on Friday. His comments came after Minority Whip Steny HoyerSteny Hamilton HoyerOmar says US should reconsider aid to Israel Liberal Democrat eyes aid cuts to Israel after Omar, Tlaib denied entry Lawmakers blast Trump as Israel bars door to Tlaib and Omar MORE (D-Md.) requested guidance on timing of a possible vote.

Lawmakers are attempting to hash out a deal that would fund about 25 percent of the federal government amid diverging views over providing funding for President Trump’s requested border wall.

The House passed legislation Wednesday evening that would provide $5.7 billion in border security and border wall funding. But the measure does not have the support needed to make it through the Senate.

"There is no path forward for the House bill," Sen. Jeff FlakeJeffrey (Jeff) Lane FlakeArpaio considering running for former sheriff job after Trump pardon Overnight Energy: Warren edges past Sanders in poll of climate-focused voters | Carbon tax shows new signs of life | Greens fuming at Trump plans for development at Bears Ears monument Carbon tax shows new signs of life in Congress MORE (R-Ariz.) said on the Senate floor on Friday evening.

The scheduling announcement came after Vice President Pence and White House acting chief of staff Mick MulvaneyJohn (Mick) Michael MulvaneyDick Cheney to attend fundraiser supporting Trump reelection: report Chris Wallace becomes Trump era's 'equal opportunity inquisitor' Appropriators warn White House against clawing back foreign aid MORE met with Senate Minority Leader Chuck SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerJohnson eyes Irish border in Brexit negotiations Lewandowski on potential NH Senate run: If I run, 'I'm going to win' Appropriators warn White House against clawing back foreign aid MORE (D-N.Y.) and then with House GOP leadership, House Freedom Caucus Chairman Mark MeadowsMark Randall MeadowsBen Shapiro: No prominent GOP figure ever questioned Obama's legitimacy Trump finds consistent foil in 'Squad' Gun store billboard going after the 'Squad' being removed following backlash MORE (R-N.C.) and Rep. Jim JordanJames (Jim) Daniel JordanDemocratic Women's Caucus calls for investigation into Epstein plea deal DOJ releases notes from official Bruce Ohr's Russia probe interviews CNN slams GOP for not appearing on network after mass shootings, conservatives fire back MORE (R-Ohio) in an attempt to find a path forward.

Pence and Mulvaney were headed back over to the Senate from the House side on Friday evening, but there was still no clear outcome on a potential deal.

Senators agreed to advance the House-passed funding bill on Friday evening as part of a last-ditch effort to make room for negotiations on how to prevent the partial shutdown.

Updated: 5:24 p.m.