5:32 p.m. The Senate adjourned. and will reconvene at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 28. A cloture vote on the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to be Secretary of Homeland Security will occur at 1:45 p.m. If cloture is invoked the vote on confirmation will occur at 5:30 on Monday, February 1.
4:45 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the Holocaust.
4:25 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke about the March for Life and about abortion.
3:54 p.m. Senator Whitehouse gave his final “Time to Wake Up” about climate change speech.
3:42 p.m. Senator Schumer filed cloture on the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to be Secretary of Homeland Security.
3:35 p.m. Senator Merkley paid tribute to staffers who are leaving.
3:27 p.m. Senator Wicker spoke about the March for Life.
3:11 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke about abortion.
2:23 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke about the President’s executive orders and energy jobs.
2:13 p.m. Senator Cardin spoke about the Holocaust and about anti-Semitism.
1:56 p.m. Senator Blunt spoke about the March for Life.
12:19 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about nominations.
12:11 p.m. Senator Sullivan spoke about foreign policy.
11:24 a.m. Senator Blackburn spoke about the U.S. Constitution.
11:15 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about abortion. He spoke about the Becerra nomination.
11:02 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the attack on the Capitol and impeachment.
10:54 a.m. Minority Leader McConnell spoke about nominations. He spoke about foreign affairs and defense.
10:42 a.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke about the attack on the Capitol and the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas to be secretary of Homeland Security and other nominations. He spoke about President Biden’s executive orders on climate change and other matters. He spoke about coronavirus relief. He spoke about the impeachment trial.
He noted the presence of Senator Leahy, who thanked the leader.
The Senate will convene at 10:30 a.m. and be in a period of morning business. No votes have been scheduled at this time.