6:22 p.m. The Senate adjourned.
6:17 p.m. Senator Padilla wrapped up for the day.
5:51 p.m. Senators Blumenthal and Padilla spoke about the shootings in Atlanta and the Becerra nomination.
5:26 p.m. Senator Carper spoke in favor of the Becerra nomination.
5:11 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the filibuster.
5:01 p.m. Senator Young spoke about Indiana basketball.
4:51 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke on the economy.
4:30 p.m. Senator Tillis spoke about the protect and serve act.
4:10 p.m. Senator Braun spoke about paycheck protection.
3:46 p.m. Senator Van Hollen spoke about the Becerra nomination.
3:32 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about the Becerra nomination.
3:25 p.m. Senator Menendez spoke about Russian interference in our election.
3:20 p.m. Senator Markey spoke in favor of the Becerra nomination.
3:00 p.m. Senator Casey spoke in favor of the Beccerra nomination.
2:45 p.m. Senator Cruz spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
2:40 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
2:35 p.m. Senator Lee spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
2:25 p.m. Senator Daines spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
2:20 p.m. Senator Lamkford spoke about government debt.
2:15 p.m. Senator Scott spoke about prison payments in the covid relief bill.
2:05 p.m. Senator Braun spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
1:50 p.m. Senator Ernst spoke in opposition of the Becerra nomination.
1:30 p.m. Senator Moran spoke against the nomination of Becerra.
1::25 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke on Medicare and in support of the Bucerra nomination.
1:15 p.m. Senator Warnock gave him maiden speech on the voting rights of the citizens in Georgia
1:00 p.m. Senator Boozman spoke on veteran’s care.
12:17 p.m. The Senate is currently voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. The motion was agreed to by a vote of 50-49.
11:30 a.m. The Senate is voting on the nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States Trade Representative. The nomination was agreed to by a vote 0f 98-0.
11:22 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about social media.
11:15 a.m. Senator Peters spoke about his departing chief of staff, Eric Feldman.
11:03 a.m. Minority Leader McConnell spoke about the Becerra nomination He spoke about the Tai nomination and China trade policy.
10:43 a.m. Majority Leader Schumer began Rule XIV proceedings to bring to the floor H.R. 1799, a measure to extend S.B.A.’s the Paycheck Protection Program.
He spoke about the shootings in Atlanta. He spoke about nominations. He spoke about a bill on election procedures in the states, S-1. He spoke about the new Covid relief program.
The Senate will convene at 10:30 a.m. and will resume post-cloture consideration of the nomination of Katherine C. Tai to be United States Trade Representative.
- At 11:30 a.m., there will be two roll call votes:
- Confirmation of the Tai nomination;
- Cloture on the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of Health and Human Services.
NOTE: Cloture is pending on the nomination of Martin Walsh to be secretary of Labor.