6:20 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
6:06 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke on Trump’s proposed budget.
6:00 p.m. Leader McConnell said the Senate will be in at 10:00 am on Wednesday and resume the nomination of John Sullivan to be Deputy Secretary of State, post cloture.
5:10 p.m. Senator Cruz spoke on the 50th anniversary of Jerusalem Day.
4:45 p.m. Senator Cassidy spoke on healthcare.
- The Senate is considering the nomination of John Sullivan to be Deputy Secretary of State, post cloture.
Cloture has also been filed on the following nominations:
- Amul Thapar to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.
- Courtney Elwood to be general counsel of the CIA.
4:02 p.m. Senator Franken spoke about healthcare.
3:09 p.m. Senator Cantwell spoke about Medicaid.
2:33 p.m. Senators Udall and Thune spoke on health care.
2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from the recess. Senator Hatch spoke about internet privacy and in support of the Sullivan nomination.
12:32 p.m. The Senate recessed until 2:15 p.m.
11:57 a.m. Senator Cotton spoke about the Little Rock 9.
11:50 a.m. Senator Casey gave a staff tribute.
11:34 a.m. Senator Lee spoke about the need to repeal the FCC’s 2015 open Internet order.
11:33 a.m. Cloture was invoked on the Sullivan nomination by a vote of 93-6. Senators voting no: Booker, Duckworth, Gillibrand, Harris, Sanders and Warren. Senator Isakson did not vote.
11:00 a.m. The cloture vote began on the Sullivan nomination.
10:47 a.m. Senator Cardin spoke in favor to the Sullivan nomination. He spoke about the Manchester attack. He spoke about the budget.
10:36 a.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about the budget. He spoke about border security.
10:21 a.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about the attack in Manchester. He spoke about the investigation of Russia’s involvement in the presidential election. He spoke about the budget proposal.
10:03 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about the terrorist attack in England. He spoke about the Trump administration’s budget proposal.
The Senate will convene at 10:00 a.m. and resume consideration of the nomination of John Sullivan to be Deputy Secretary of State.
A vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Sullivan will occur at 11:00 a.m.