The Senate has adjourned until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, June 15th and will resume consideration of S.722, Iran Sanctions Bill. The cloture motions regarding the substitute amendment to S.722 and S.722 were both withdrawn and there will be 3 votes beginning at 11:00 a.m.:
- Adoption of Gardner amdt. #250, as modified, to S.722, Iran Sanctions
- Adoption of Graham amdt. #240, to S. 722, NASA exception
- Passage of S.722, Iran Sanctions, as modified.
5:30 p.m. Senator Sullivan spoke about Iran Sanctions Bill.
5:16 p.m. Senator Cotton spoke about this morning’s shooting and the final burial of Pvt. Larry Roberts, killed in the Gilbert Islands in 1943.
5:07 p.m. Senator Kennedy spoke about this morning’s shooting.
5:01 p.m. Senator Cassidy spoke about this morning’s shooting.
4:55 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about this morning’s shooting and paid tribute to the Capitol Police.
4:24 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke about health care.
4:14 p.m. Senator Blunt spoke supporting the Iran Sanctions legislation.
3:35 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke about this morning’s shooting and also spoke about health care.
3:05 p.m. Senator Scott spoke about the shooting this morning.
2:46 p.m. Senators Hatch and Cornyn spoke on the shooting and recognized the actions of the Capitol Police.
2:46 p.m. Senator Corker called up amend 240 regarding sense of Senate NATO Article 5 to S. 722
1:57 p.m. Senators Brown, Crapo and DL Schumer spoke in favor of the Crapo amendment.
1:50 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke on the shooting and the Crapo amdt.
1:33 p.m. Senators Cantwell and Collins spoke about the Congressional baseball practice shooting and paid tribute to the Capitol Police, and the apprentice program.
12:58 p.m. Senators Coons and Blunt spoke about the Congressional baseball practice shooting and paid tribute to the Capitol Police.
12:48 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke about the shooting at the Congressional baseball practice as well as on the Iran sanctions bill.
12:33 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke about Russian intervention in our elections.
12:26 p.m. Senator McCain spoke supporting efforts countering Russian aggression and cyber attacks.
12:21 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke about the Russian investigation.
12:02 p.m. Senator Sanders condemned the shooting at the Republican baseball practice.
11:40 a.m. Senator King spoke about the House health care bill.
11:06 a.m. Senator Cardin spoke about the sanctions bill.
10:58 a.m. Senator Corker spoke about the Iran sanctions bill.
10:47 a.m. Leaders McConnell and Schumer spoke about the shootings at the Congressional baseball practice and paid tribute to the Capitol Police officers at the scene.
The Senate will convene at 10:45 a.m., and following any Leader remarks, will resume consideration of S. 722, Iran Sanctions.
Please note, on Tuesday evening cloture was filed on both the substitute amendment to S.722, and the underlying bill.