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House expected to vote on omnibus spending Thursday

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The House, which was originally expected to unveil the omnibus spending bill Monday night, is expected to vote on the omnibus this Thursday, Politico reports. Congress is working against the clock as government funding will expire on Friday.

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WaPo: Sessions told White House he may leave if Rosenstein is fired

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions told White House counsel Don McGahn last weekend that if Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was fired, he "would have to consider leaving," according to the Washington Post. Axios has not yet confirmed the story.

Why it matters: Rosenstein has come under fire in recent weeks by conservative groups, and there has been speculation that he would be the next to get the boot from Trump. As Axios' Jonathan Swan reported, the problem with Rosenstein is, "[t]hey don't have a clean way to get rid of him."