6:24 p.m. The Senate adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday.
6:22 p.m. ML McConnell wrapped up the Senate for the evening.
Items passed by UC:
Passed S.J. Res.30, providing for the reappointment of Steve Case as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Passed S.J. Res.35, providing for the appointment of Michael Govan as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Passed S.J. Res.36, providing for the appointment of Roger W. Ferguson as a citizen regent of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
Executive Calendar #25 and #26 promoting several to rank of Major General and Brig General.
Executive Calendar #27 – Maj. Gen. Paul A. Ostrowski to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #28 – Lt. Gen. Sean B. MacFarland to be Lieutenant General
Executive Calendar #29 – Brig. Gen. Francisco A. Espaillat to be Major General
Executive Calendar #30 – Col. Jeffrey A. Roach to be Brigadier General
UC that when the Senate adjourns it do so until Tuesday, March 28, at 10:00 a.m.; at that time following any leader remarks resume consideration of Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro post cloture.
6:12 p.m. Senator Collins spoke on the Montenegro treaty.
6:06 p.m. By a vote of 97-2, the Senate invoked cloture on the Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro.
Senators voting against: Lee and Paul. Senators not voting: Isakson.
5:35 p.m. Roll call vote began on cloture on Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro.
5:31 p.m. Senator Cardin spoke on Montenegro.
5:06 p.m. Senator Paul spoke about Montenegro; attempts to call up amendment #199; Senator Corker objected.
5:02 p.m. Senator Corker spoke on Montenegro.
4:53 p.m. Senators McCain and Graham engaged in a colloquy on Montenegro.
4:46 p.m. Senator Warren spoke on health care.
4:32 p.m. Senator Rubio spoke about the pending Montenegro admittance to NATO debate.
4:10 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about the Gorsuch nomination and health care.
3:24 p.m. Senator Schatz spoke about health care and taxes.
3:19 p.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about the investigation of Russian involvement in the presidential election. He spoke about the health care law. He spoke about taxes.
3:16 p.m. The Senate began consideration of the Montenegro Treaty. He fille the amendment tree on the treaty.
3:03 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. Following any Leader remarks, proceed to the
Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of Montenegro.
At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Montenegro Treaty.