So if people like corker vote for a final vote, so to speak, the thing could actually pass.
But that effort will likely fail due to opposition by all committee Democrats and corker.
corker, a second-term senator from Tennessee, voted against the treaty when the Senate last voted on it in 2012.
1837, slang, something that "settles" a debate, discussion, conflict, etc.; hence "something astonishing" (1880s). Probably an agent noun from cork (v.) on the notion is of putting a cork in a bottle as an act of finality.