Well, it appears that my suggestion for compromise MIGHT be an actual possibility. Of course, considering the source you might want to take it with a salt shaker's worth of salt. I can't find the story anywhere else - I tried though.
Bob Corker, one of the key negotiators is my state senator and is one of the compromsers I mentioned that the majority of the Republican party faithful revile, so it may possibly come to pass.
“The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” - Mahatma Gandhi