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House conservatives warned their Senate counterparts that supporting the spending package threatens the GOP’s future as a united party.

UPDATE, Dec. 12, 2022, 3:49PM CST: The U.S. Senate voted 68-29 Thursday afternoon to pass the omnibus spending bill. It now goes to the U.S. House of Representatives, where it is expected to pass.

Eighteen Republicans joined Democrats in passing the $1.7 trillion package: Roy Blunt of Missouri, John Boozman of Arkansas, Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia, Susan Collins of Maine, John Cornyn of Texas, Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma, Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, Jerry Moran of Kansas, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, Rob Portman of Ohio, Mitt Romney of Utah, Mike Rounds of South Dakota, Richard Shelby of Alabama, John Thune of South Dakota, Roger Wicker of Mississippi, and Todd Young of Indiana. …