5:39 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on climate change.
5:31 p.m. Senator Brown spoke on the USMCA.
5:19 p.m. Senator Cramer spoke against the war powers legislation.
4:50 p.m. Senator Rubio spoke on the war powers legislation.
4:45 p.m. Senator Portman spoke on the articles of Impeachment being sent by the House of Representatives and on the Opioid crisis.
4:35 p.m. Senators Lankford spoke on Iranian attacks and the death of Solemani.
4:00 p.m. Senators Barrasso and Enzi paid tribute to the life of Geraldine Brown of Wyoming.
3:55 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke on the committee passing the USMCA legislation.
3:00 p.m. The Senate is in a quorum call.
2:47 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on war powers and Iran.
2:43 p.m. Senator Barasso spoke on the USMCA.
2:16 p.m. Senator Cotton spoke on Iran and war powers.
2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from the recess.
12:04 p.m. The Senate recessed to accommodate the caucus luncheons.
12:03 p.m. The Gaynor nomination was confirmed, 81 to 8.
Senators voting NO: Brown, Gillibrand, Harris, Menendez, Schumer, Stabenow, Udall, and Van Hollen.
Senators NOT VOTING: Booker, Cassidy, Cramer, Inhofe, Johnson, Kennedy, Klobuchar, Markey, Murphy, Sanders, and Warren.
11:29 a.m. Roll call vote began on the nomination of Peter Gaynor to be administrator of FEMA.
11:26 a.m. Senator Reed spoke in support of the Gaynor nomination.
11:12 a.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about impeachment and USMCA.
10:49 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke about impeachment.
10:38 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about the war powers resolution.
10:25 a.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about impeachment. He criticized the first phase of the U.S.-China trade deal.
10:03 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about impeachment. He spoke about the measure on the use of war powers against Iran.
The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. Following any leader remarks, resume consideration of the nomination of Peter Gaynor to be administrator of FEMA.
At 11:30 a.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Gaynor nomination.
The Senate will recess for the caucus luncheons from 12:30 – 2:15 p.m.