6:58 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10 a.m. Tuesday, when it will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 2657, the energy bill. The Senate will recess on Tuesday for policy lunches from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m.
6:56 During wrap-up, the Senate consented to passage of H.R.5671, to award a congressional gold medal.
6:36 p.m. Senator Portman spoke about the energy bill.
6:23 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about housing.
6:09 p.m. Senator Murkowski spoke supporting S. 2657.
6:08 p.m. By a vote of 84 to 3, the Senate invoked cloture on the motion to proceed to S.2657, the legislative vehicle for the Energy bill.
Senators Lee, Paul, and Schatz voted no. Senators not voting: Cornyn, Graham, Inhofe, Jones, Klobuchar, McSally, Rounds, Sanders, Sinema, Thune, Tillis, Toomey, and Warren.
5:30 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 2657, the legislative vehicle for the Energy bill.
5:14 p.m. Senator Manchin spoke on the energy package.
5:04 p.m. Senator Murkowski spoke on the energy package.
4:17 p.m. Senator Cruz spoke about Texas Independence Day.
4:02 p.m. Senator Leahy spoke about a hero of the University of Vermont basketball team. He spoke about the bipartisan pursuit of an emergency spending bill to combat the corona virus.
3:51 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the corona virus. He spoke about the agreement with the Taliban to end the U.S. involvement in combat in Afghanistan. He spoke about intelligence.
3:33 p.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about the corona virus. He spoke about the pending energy bill and about the directorate of national intelligence.
3:03 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about dairy farmers.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S.2657: Advanced Geothermal Innovation Leadership Act; the legislative vehicle for the energy bill.
At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on cloture on the motion to proceed.
If cloture is invoked, and the Senate begins consideration of the bill, it is expected Senators Murkowski and Manchin will offer a substitute amendment.