4:19 p.m. The Senate sands adjourned until 3:00 p.m. on Monday, March 28, 2022.
4:05 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on the KBJ SCOTUS nomination and next weeks legislative agenda.
3:31 p.m. Senator Schumer asked unanimous consent that the Senate vote on cloture on the substitute amendment #5002 to H.R. 4521 (America Competes Act) at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, March 28. If cloture is invoked, the Senate will immediately proceed to vote on passage of H.R. 4521 (60 vote threshold).
2:42 p.m. Senator Markey spoke about Russian sanctions and oil.
2:22 p.m. Senator Brown spoke about Russian sanctions.
2:15 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke about national security and H.R. 6968.
1:56 p.m. ML Schumer spoke about PNTR and for unanimous consent for the Senate to consider H.R. 6968. Senator Paul objected and asked for unanimous consent for his amendments to be passed without objection. Senator Cardin objected to Senator Paul’s request.
1:20 p.m. Senator Cantwell spoke about the Supply Chain.
12:20 p.m. Senator Moran spoke about the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine.
12:19 p.m. By a vote of 60-36 , the nomination of Andrew Luger to be US Attorney for the District of Minnesota was confirmed.
11:30 a.m. The Senate began voting on confirmation of the nomination of Andrew Luger to be US Attorney for the District of Minnesota.
10:56 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about the southern border.
10:41 a.m. RL McConnell spoke about SCOTUS and Russia.
10:20 a.m. ML Schumer spoke about Judges, bipartisan legislation and SCOTUS.
10:00 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. and resume consideration of HR 5421, the “America Competes Act”. Cloture has been filed on the substitute and the underlying bill.
At approximately 11:30 a.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination of Andrew Luger to be US Attorney for the District of Minnesota.
Further votes are possible.