Here’s the rumor around D.C. this Thursday:
Lots of chatter that Senate could leave today and not return until the lame-duck session after the elections. McConnell and Schumer still need to strike a deal on a package of executive branch and judicial nominees the WH wants confirmed. If no deal, Senate will be back next week
— Manu Raju (@mkraju) October 11, 2018
That would mean Minority Leader Chuck Schumer has made a deal to greenlight a whole mess of judicial nominees without roll call...