3:45 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about S.311, Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act.
3:41 p.m. The Senate passed S. Res. 475 (recognizing the leading role of Utahns in the fight for women’s suffrage) by voice vote.
3:27 p.m. Senator Romney spoke about suffragists.
3:17 p.m. Senator Ernst spoke about the budget.
2:45 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke about Aida Fischer.
2:17 p.m. Senator Kennedy spoke on 5G technology.
2:10 p.m. ML McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations and on motions to proceed to legislation:
- Robert Malloy to be District Judge for the District of the Virgin Islands.
- Silvia Carreno Call to be District judge for Puerto Rico.
- Motion to proceed to S. 3275 regarding protecting pain capable unborn children.
- Motion to proceed to S. 311 regarding prohibit a health care practitioner from failing to exercise the proper degree of care in the case of a child who survives an abortion or attempted abortion.
- Katharine MacGregor to be Deputy Secretary of Interior.
- Travis Greaves to be a judge of the US Tax Court.
2:09 p.m. S.J. Res 68, the Iran war powers resolution was agreed to 55-45.
Senators voting in favor: 45 Democrats, 8 Republicans: Alexander, Cassidy, Collins, Lee, Moran, Murkowski, Paul and Young; 2 Independents: King and Sanders.
1:36 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on passage of S.J.Res. 68, the Iran war powers measure.
1:23 p.m. Senator Risch spoke on the War Powers Resolution.
1:11 p.m. Senator Kaine spoke on the War Powers Resolution.
1:01 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke on the War Powers Resolution.
1:00 p.m. The Sullivan amendment was tabled 51-49.
Senators voting to table: 45 Democrats, 4 Republicans: Collins, Lee, Moran and Paul; 2 Independents: King and Sanders.
12:39 p.m. Roll call vote began on the Lee motion to table the Sullivan amendment.
12:38 p.m. Senators Sullivan and Lee spoke on the Sullivan amendment #1319.
12:37 p.m. The Rubio amendment was tabled 54-46.
Senators voting in favor: 45 Democrats, 7 Republicans: Cassidy, Collins, Lee, Moran, Murkowsi, Paul & Young; 2 Independents: King and Sanders.
12:18 p.m. Roll call vote began on the Kaine motion to table the Rubio amendment.
12:16 p.m. Senators Rubio and Kaine spoke on the Rubio amendment #1320.
12:16 p.m. The Risch amendment was agreed to 93-7.
Senators voting against: 6 Democrats: Gillibrand, Leahy, Markey, Murphy, Udall and Warren;1 Independent: Sanders.
11:58 a.m. Roll call vote began on the Risch amendment.
11:56 a.m. Senators Risch and Kaine spoke on the Risch amendment #1314.
11:55 a.m. The motion to table was agreed to 54-46.
Senators voting in favor: 45 Democrats, 7 Republicans: Alexander, Cassidy, Collins, Lee, Murkowsi, Paul & Young; 2 Independents: King and Sanders.
11:33 a.m. Roll call vote began on the Kaine motion to table the Cotton amendment.
11:31 a.m. Senators Kaine and Cotton spoke on the Cotton amdt #1305.
11:30 a.m. The Reed amendment #1322 was agreed to 99-0.
Senators Markey was absent.
11:12 a.m. Roll call vote began on the Reed amendment.
11:11 a.m. Senators Reed and Risch spoke on the Reed amendment #1322.
11:10 a.m. The Cruz amendment #1301 was agreed to 64-34.
Senators voting in favor: 53 Republicans, 10 Democrats: Carper, Cortez Masto, Hassan, Jones, Manchin, Peters, Rosen, Shaheen, Sinema and Stabenow; 1 Independent: King.
Senators voting against: 34 Democrats.
Senators not voting: 1 Democrat: Markey, 1 Independent: Sanders.
10:39 a.m. Roll call vote began on the Cruz amendment #1301.
10:37 a.m. Senator Risch spoke in favor of the Cruz amendment.
10:35 a.m. Senator Kaine spoke against the Cruz amendment.
10:32 a.m. Senator Menendez spoke for the war powers measure.
10:19 a.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about the Iran war powers measure. He spoke about the Roger Stone case and the treatment of impeachment witnesses.
10:07 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about abortion.
9:42 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell paid tribute to the retiring Bob Swanner. He spoke about impeachment.
9:32 a.m. The Senate resumed consideration of the joint war powers resolution on Iran.
The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m.
At 10:30 a.m., there will be six votes related to S.J.Res. 68, (the Iran war powers measure):
— Amendments 1301 (Cruz), 1322 (Reed), 1305 (Cotton), 1314 (Risch), 1320 (Rubio) and 1319 (Sullivan).
At 1:45 p.m., the Senate will vote on passage of the measure as amended, if amended.