Monday, June 22, 2020

6:31 p.m. The Senate adjourned.

6:30 p.m. Senator Sasse wrapped up for the evening.

6:29 p.m. Cloture was invoked on the Wilson nomination, 51-43 with Senator Collins joining Democrats and Independent King voting against.

Senators not voting: 4 Democrats: Merkley, Murray, Sinema and Stabenow, 1 Republican: Murkowski, 1 Independent: Sanders.

5:29 p.m. Roll call vote began on cloture on the nomination of Cory T. Wilson to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the 5th Circuit.

5:08 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke about covid-19.

5:00 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about African American heritage.

4:40 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke about freedom of speech.

4:27 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about police reform.

4:06 p.m. Senator Wicker spoke in support of the Wilson nomination.

3:37 p.m. Senator Cotton spoke about the recent unrest.

3:12 p.m. Senator Schumer spoke about police reform, covid-19, and judiciary matters.

3:02 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the Justice Act and filed cloture on S. 3985, JUSTICE Act.

3:01 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke on the Justice Act.

The Senate will convene at 3 p.m. and will resume consideration of cloture for Executive Calendar #717, the nomination of Cory T. Wilson of Mississippi to the Fifth U.S. Circuit Court.

At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on cloture for Wilson.