Sen. Ted Cruz’s colleagues reportedly spent their lunch hour today trying to talk him out of blocking a vote on the $1 trillion omnibus spending bill.

Did their lunchtime chat work?

https://twitter.com/amandacarpenter/status/423936720795881473

Doesn’t look like it.

Cruz offered an amendment to the spending bill that would defund Obamacare.

Well, he tried.

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Update: