Just to be extremely clear about what happened here: The farm bill was going to pass regardless of the outcome of this vote.

In other words, these 5 Democrats could have voted both for the farm bill _and_ against blocking a vote on Yemen. It’s not like they were incompatible https://t.co/SXtw6xbEff

— Jeff Stein (@JStein_WaPo) December 12, 2018