5:31 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation of Jonathan Meyer to be General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security.
5:29 p.m. Senator Peters spoke in support of the Meyer’s nomination.
5:16 p.m. Senator Menendez spoke about Israel’s Iron Dome and asked unanimous consent to set-up a Senate vote on H.R. 5323. Senator Paul objected and asked unanimous consent to modify Senator Menendez’s request to include his substitute amendment. Senator Menendez objected.
4:45 p.m. Senator Blackburn paid tribute to Lee Greenwood.
4:30 p.m. Senator Tuberville spoke on the hasty U.S. exit from Afghanistan.
3:44 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the filibuster and the Supreme Court.
3:35 p.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke on the debt limit.
3:26 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke on infrastructure, the Build Back Better legislation, and the debt limit.
3:19 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the King nomination and the Supreme Court.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. and following any leader remarks will resume consideration of the nomination of Paloma Adams-Allen to be Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.
At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination of
Jonathan Meyer to be General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security.
Cloture has been filed on the Adams-Allen nomination as well as the nomination of Lauren King to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.
Those cloture motions will ripen at 11:30am on Tuesday, October 5th.