6:38 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. tomorrow.
6:27 p.m. Senator Brown spoke on the opiod epidemic.
6:24 p.m. ML McConnell outlined the schedule for tomorrow. The Senate will vote on the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt, US Circuit judge 5th Circuit at noon.
6:13 p.m. Senator Baldwin spoke on the “blue slip” process for judicial nominations.
5:53 p.m. Senator Alexander spoke on health insurance
5:34 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on climate change.
4:40 p.m. Senator Nelson spoke on President Trump’s decision to pull out of the nuclear deal with Iran.
4:20 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke about “blue slips’ and the process of judicial nominations in the Senate.
4:10 p.m. Senator Leahy also spoke about “blue slips’ and the process of judicial nominations in the Senate.
4:00 p.m. Senator Hirono spoke about “blue slips’ and the process of judicial nominations in the Senate.
2:58 p.m. Senator Merkley paid tribute to the Assistant Parliamentarian Michael Beaver and talked about judicial nominations.
2:44 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about Haspel nomination.
2:37 p.m. ML McConnell spoke about the memorial service for the four Capitol Police Officers killed in the line of duty. He also spoke about the Englehardt and Brennan nominations and tax reform.
The Senate will convene at 2:30 p.m. and resume consideration of the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt to be a US Circuit judge for the 5th circuit, post cloture.