Monday, October 19, 2020

7:05 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until noon on Tuesday, October 20. 2020.

6:59 p.m. By a party line vote of 48- 43. The rule of the chair stood and the appeal failed.

6:25 p.m. Senator Schumer moved to adjourn the Senate until November 9, with several intervening pro forma sessions. The chair ruled that the motion required consent consent and was therefore not in order. Mr. Schumer appealed the ruling of the chair. A roll call vote was called.

6:25 p.m. By a vote of 43 to 48, with Republican Collins joining the minority, the resolution disapproving the community reinvestment changes failed.

5:33 p.m. Senator Crapo spoke about community reinvestment.

5:28 p.m. Senator Menendez spoke about community reinvestment.

5:26 p.m. Senator Coons spoke about community reinvestment.

5:14 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about the measure concerning the Community Reinvestment Act.

5 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke about social media publication practices.

4:44 p.m. Senator Schumer spoke about the Barrett nomination and about corona virus relief. The Senate agreed to vote at 5:45 p.m. on H.J.Res. 90, to disapprove of proposed changes in the Community reinvestment Act.

4:43 p.m. The Senate proceeded to S. 4675, a bill to amend the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act.

4:34 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the Barrett nomination. He spoke about corona virus relief legislation. He filed cloture on S. 178, condemning violence against ethnic Turkish Muslims, as amended by amendments 2652 and 2680.

4:32 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about Hunter Biden.


The Senate will convene at 4:30 p.m. and resume consideration of the nomination of Michael Newman to be a Judge for the Southern District of Ohio.

Votes are possible during todays session.