6:11 p.m. the Senate adjourned. The Senate will reconvene Tuesday at 10 a.m.
5:51 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the church massacre in Texas. He spoke about immigration.
5:48 p.m. Senator McConnell secured consent for the passage of H.R. 3031, to amend the U.S. Code. By voice vote, the Senate passed H.R. 1370, as amended by the Johnson-McCaskill, a bill to amend the homeland security law. Senator McConnell secured consent for the Senate to convene at 10 a.m. Tuesday and resume consideration of the Gibson nomination.
5:23 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about pensions.
5:13 p.m. Senator Capito spoke about natural gas.
4:55 p.m. Senator Daines spoke about tax reform.
4:34 p.m. Senator Cortez Masto spoke about the Bold Act.
4:21 p.m. Senator Collins spoke about the Bold Act.
3:26 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about the church massacre in Texas.
3:15 p.m. Senator Gillibrand spoke about the church massacre in Texas.
3:04 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell secured consent for a change in the schedule for votes. He spoke about the church massacre in Texas. He spoke about nominations. He spoke about taxes.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m.
At that time, resume consideration of Steven Engle to be an Assistant Attorney General, with a cloture vote on the nomination at 5:30 p.m.
At 12:00 noon on Tuesday, November 7th, the Senate will vote on confirmation of John Gibson to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense.
In addition to the Engle nomination, Majority Leader McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
• Peter Robb to be General Counsel of the NLRB
• William Wehrum to be an assistant Administrator of the EPA
• Derek Kan to be Under Secretary of Transportation for Policy
Similar to last week, a cloture vote on the next nomination in the queue would follow each confirmation vote.