7:06 p.m. The Senate adjourned.
7:00 p.m. Senator Hassan wrapped up for the evening. The following were passed by UC:
HR 2617, the Performance enhancement reform act.
S. 4834 regarding internet crimes against children task force.
S Res 813, designating public radio music day.
S Res 814, designating national wildlife refuge week.
S Res 826, designating the day of the deployed.
S Res 832, designating national sepsis day.
S Res 833, designating blue star welcome week.
S Res 834, adjusting the special reserve percentage available to committees of the Senate.
6:34 p.m. Senator Portman spoke on Ukraine.
6:23 p.m. Senator Brown spoke on protecting journalists.
6:21 p.m. The Joint resolution was agreed to 62-36. Voting in favor: 49 Republicans,12 Democrats: Cortez Masto, Hickenlooper, Kaine, Klobuchar, Manchin, Murphy, Rosen, Schumer, Shaheen, Sinema, Tester and Warner; 1 Independent: King. Senators not voting: 1 Democrat: Warnock, 1 Republican: Sasse.
5:15 p.m. The Senate is currently voting on passage of S.J.Res.63, a joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
5:07 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke against S.J.Res.63, a joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020
5:03 p.m. Senator Marshall spoke in favor of S.J.Res.63, a joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on March 13, 2020.
4:51 p.m. Senator Paul spoke about the pandemic.
4:43 p.m. Senator Moran spoke about a departing member of the Kansas Farm Bureau, Rich Felts.
4:25 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about his departing Chief Of Staff Beth Jafari.
4:24 p.m. By a vote of 55-43, the Senate confirmed Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
GOP YEA – Collins, Graham, Grassley, Murkowski, Romney, and Tillis.
Not Voting – Sasse and Warnock
2:16 p.m. The Senate is voting on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.
2:15 p.m. Senator Cardin received unanimous consent for the Senate to hold a roll call vote on passage of S.J. Res. 63 at 4:00 p.m. this afternoon.
12:30 p.m. The Senate recessed until 2:15 p.m.
11:53 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about South Dakota, inflation and the new congress.
11:33 a.m. Senator King spoke about the NDAA.
11:29 a.m. RL McConnell spoke about the new incoming GOP Senators.
11:13 a.m. ML Schumer spoke about the Respect for Marriage act, the midterm elections and spoke about his departing Communications Director, Justin Goodman.
11:06 a.m. Senator Leahy reflected on his time in the Senate.
11:04 a.m. H.R. 8987, To amend the Justice for United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Act to authorize appropriations for catch-up payments from the United States Victims of State Sponsored Terrorism Fund, was placed on the calendar under Rule 14.
11 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the Antongiorgi-Jordan nomination, post-cloture. The Senate will recess from 12:30-2:15 p.m. for the weekly caucus lunches.
At approximately 2:15 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #1130 Maria del R. Antongiorgi-Jordan to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.