Sen. Rand Paul delayed a vote on the Senate's massive spending deal, pushing the government to shutdown on Friday morning.
Other Senators from both parties were not pleased with Paul's tactics.
The spending bill eventually passed shortly after midnight despite Paul's display.
The blame game in the Senate over the second government shutdown of 2018 isn't nearly as complicated as the first time around.
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The House vote followed earlier Senate approval of the budget pact that was initially delayed by a protest from Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul.
And Sen. Rand Paul's role in delaying it all.