6:40 p.m. The Senate adjourned. The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each. The Senate will recess from 12:30pm to 2:15pm to allow for the weekly Republican caucus meeting. Democrats will have their caucus meeting on Wednesday. No roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.
6:30 p.m. Senator Scott of SC spoke on his Justice Act.
6:30 p.m. By a vote of 84-10, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Roger Zakheim to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of 4 years.
Not voting: Senators Booker, Cardin, Lummis, Markey, Menendez and Wicker.
5:30 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination of Roger Zakheim to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Untied States Institute of Peace for a term of four years.
4:55 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer received unanimous consent for the Senate to vote on confirmation of PN 62, Roger Israel Zakheim to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Untied States Institute of Peace for a term of four years, at 5:30 p.m. And at a time to be determined, the Senate will vote on confirmation of PN 61, Joseph Lee Falk to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the United States Institute of Peace for a term of four years.
4:33 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the death of Tyre Nichols and the classification and declassification processes.
4:08 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the death of Tyre Nichols.
3:56 p.m. RL McConnell spoke about American energy.
3:29 p.m. ML Schumer spoke about police brutality, the debt ceiling, POTUS upcoming visit to New York and new Democrat Committee assignments.
3:28 p.m. S. 123, A bill to protect American Small Businesses, had its second reading and was placed on the Legislative Calendar under Rule 14.
3:00 p.m. The Senate has convened.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. A roll call vote is expected at 5:30 p.m.