7:18 p.m. The Senate adjourned.
7:14 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer wrapped up for the day. Passed by voice vote: S Res 229, recarding an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan. Passed by UC: S. 1828, amending the Central Intelligence Act; S. 1502 regarding federal law enforcement support communication; S Res 253, regarding National Cancer Research Month.
6:59 p.m. Senator Portman spoke on the 77th anniversary of D-Day.
6:25 p.m. Senator Gillibrand spoke on sexual assault in the military and asked consent to take up her bill on that topic, S.1520. Senator Reed objected.
6:24 p.m. Cloture was invoked on the Neals nomination, 66 to 28.
Senators voting in the affirmative: 48 Democrats, 17 Republicans (Burr, Capito, Cassidy, Collins, Cornyn, Fischer, Graham, Grassley, Hyde-Smith, Kennedy, Murkowski, Portman, Rounds, Tillis, Toomey, Wicker and Young; 1 Independent: Sanders.
Senators voting against: 28 Republicans.
Senators not voting 5 Republicans: Daines, Ernst, Rubio, Sasse and Thune; 1 Independent: King.
5:28 p.m. The vote began on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of exec. calendar 130, Julien Xavier Neals to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey.
5:21 p.m. Senator Menendez spoke in favor of the Neals nomination.
5:15 p.m. Senator Booker spoke in favor of the Neals nomination.
5:03 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on President Biden’s proposed budget.
4:52 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke on inflation.
4:31 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the border crisis.
4:07 p.m. Senator Tuberville spoke on inflation.
3:28 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on January 6th and undocumented farm workers.
3:19 p.m. RL McConnell spoke on the job market.
3:08 p.m. ML Schumer spoke on the Endless Frontier Act, the Paycheck Fairness Act, and the Neals nomination.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. and will resume consideration of the nomination of exec. calendar 130, Julien Xavier Neals to be US District Judge for the District of New Jersey.
At 5:30 p.m. there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Neals nomination.