6:15 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about the Amazon union vote.
5:30 p.m. Senate is currently voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the Trottenberg nomination. The motion was invoked 81-14.
5:15 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke about the problems with Biden’s executive orders, especially the lack of jobs created by canceling the Keystone pipeline.
5:00 p.m. Senator Portman spoke about issues with immigration.
4:20 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke on the power of big tech and the lack of regulation and oversight on the industry.
4:10p.m. Leader Schumer paid tribute to fallen Capitol Police officer, Billy Evans and passed H. Con. Res 27 approving Evans’ lying in state in the rotunda on Tuesday.
3:30 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke on the problem with illegal immigration at the border.
3: 15 p.m. Senator Tuberville spoke on the problem with illegal immigration at the border.
3:10 p.m. Leader McConnell paid tribute to fallen Capitol Police officer, Billy Evans.
3:00 p.m. Senator Durbin paid triubute to fallen Capitol Police officer, Billy Evans and the history of the filabuster.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #55, Polly Trottenberg to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Trottenberg nomination.
Cloture has also been filed on the following:
1. Executive Calendar #35, Wendy Sherman to be Deputy Secretary of State.
3. Executive Calendar #33, Gary Gensler to be Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission.
4. Brenda Mallory to be a Member of the Council on Environmental Quality.
5. Motion to proceed to S.937, a bill to facilitate the expedited review of COVID-19 hate crimes.