Tuesday, June 25, 2019

6:04 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, June 26 2019.

12:00 noon, Wednesday June 26 – up to 2 roll call votes:

1. Motion to invoke cloture on Inhofe substitute amendment #764, as modified

If cloture is not invoked, then

2. Motion to invoke cloture on S.1790, NDAA.

Amendments pending to S.1790, NDAA:

Inhofe amendment #764, as modified (substitute)

McConnell for Romney amendment #861 (use of funds to defend U.S)

McConnell Amendment #862 to SA #861 (date change)

McConnell Amendment #863 to the language proposed to be stricken (date change)

McConnell Amendment #864 to SA #863 (date change)

McConnell Motion to recommit with amendment #865 (date change)

Amendment #866 to SA#865 (date change)

Amendment #867 to SA #866 (date change)

4:53 p.m. Senators Blumenthal and Whitehouse spoke on climate change.

4:30 p.m. Senator Burr spoke on Intel Authorization for FY 2020 included in NDAA.

3:40 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke on the defense authorization.

3:33 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on the defense authorization.

3:25 p.m. Senator Tillis spoke on various provisions in the defense authorization.

3:02 p.m. Senator Stabenow spoke on the cost of prescription drugs.

2:59 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke on the defense authorization.

2:42 p.m. Senator Cramer spoke on the defense authorization.

2:34 p.m. Senator Blumenthal attempted to call up and pass S. 1247, the “Duty to Report Act”;  Senator Hyde Smith objected.

2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from the recess.  Senator Cornyn spoke on the defense authorization and prescription drug prices.

12:30 p.m. The Senate recessed to accommodate the weekly caucus luncheons.

12:19 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about southern border crisis and agriculture.

12:02 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke about National Security Advisor John Bolton and President Trump as well as NDAA.

11:48 a.m. Senator Duckworth spoke about Iran.

11:28 a.m. Senators Inhofe and Reed spoke on the NDAA legislation.

11:17 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke on immigration.

10:59 a.m. Senator Lankford objected to Senator Klobuchar’s request on the cyber security measure.

10:47 a.m. Senator Klobuchar spoke about Iran. She spoke about her cyber security amendment to the defense bill. She sought consent for consideration of the measure.

10:33 a.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about the September 11 compensation fund. He spoke about Iran. He spoke about immigration. He spoke about the Supreme Court’s Shelby decision on voting rights.

10:30 a.m. The Senate resumed consideration of S. 1790, the defense bill (NDAA).

10:04 a.m. Senate Majority Leader McConnell spoke about Iran. He said the Senate will vote this week on the defense authorization bill for fiscal year 2020..

10:02 a.m. Senator Grassley spoke about trade.


The Senate will convene at 10 a.m.