9:33 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell paid tribute to a fallen police officer, Rick Rodman. He spoke about the upcoming vote on a proposed retirement savings rule. He spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
The Senate has adjourned until 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 30th. A roll call vote on passage of H.J. Res. 67 is expected to occur around 9:45 a.m.
- S. Res. 98, 1st Week of April National Asbestos Awareness Week, was passed by unanimous consent.
- S. Res. 103, March 29 as Vietnam Veteran’s Day, was passed by unanimous consent.
- H.R. 353, the Thune substitute, and the Cantwell amendment, Weather Research and Forecasting Innovation Act of 2017, was passed by unanimous consent.
No roll call votes occurred today.
6:42 p.m. Senator Murkowski spoke about the history of Alaska.
6:08 p.m. Senator Blumenthal spoke about retirement and Russia.
5:35 p.m. Senator Casey spoke about Russia.
5:14 p.m. Senator Warren spoke about retirement.
5:05 p.m. Senator Peters spoke about retirement.
4:57 p.m. Senator Van Hollen spoke about retirement.
4:41 p.m. Senator Alexander spoke on the Gorsuch nomination.
4:29 p.m. Senator Murphy on the Gorsuch nomination and retirement.
4:06 p.m. Senator Toomey spoke supporting the Gorsuch nomination.
3:21 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke against H.J.Res. 67.
3:16 p.m. Senator Durbin gave a tribute to former chief of staff, Ed Greeley.
3:07 p.m. Senator Cardin spoke against the pending CRA resolutions.
2:45 p.m. Senator Hatch spoke supporting the Gorsuch nomination.
2:39 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke supporting the Gorsuch nomination.
2:35 p.m. Senator Blunt spoke about Agency’s having the legal ability for rule making.
2:25 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke supporting the Gorsuch nomination.
2:18 p.m. Senator Perdue spoke about the potential filibuster of the Gorsuch nomination.
2:05 p.m. Senator Gardner spoke supporting the Gorsuch nomination.
1:44 p.m. Senator Merkley spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
1:37 p.m. Senator Murray spoke against H.J. Res 67.
1:25 p.m. Senator Heller spoke about Yucca Moutain.
1:15 p.m Senator Bennett spoke against the energy executive order.
1:00 p.m. Senator Portman spoke in favor of the Gorsuch nomination.
12:42 p.m. Senator Crapo spoke in favor of the Gorsuch nomination.
12:14 p.m. Senator Merkley spoke against HJ Res 67.
12:01 p.m. Senator Gardner spoke about agricultural issues.
11:54 a.m. Senator Cotton spoke about the threat of Iran to Middle Eastern nations.
11:41 a.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke about infrastructure.
11:35 a.m. Senator Hirono spoke against the CRA’s relating to retirement benefits.
11:18 a.m. Senator Lee spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
11 a.m. Senator Manchin spoke about opiate addiction.
10:45 a.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
10:29 a.m. Senator Hatch spoke about the Gorsuch nomination. He spoke about the retirement savings rule.
10:16 a.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about bipartisanship. He spoke about the Gorsuch nomination. He spoke about the proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall. He spoke about the health care law.
10:03 a.m. The Senate proceeded to H.J. Res. 67, to disapprove of the regulation on municipal savings. Majority Leader McConnell spoke in favor of the resolution. He spoke about the Gorsuch nomination.
The Senate will convene at 10 a.m.
ML McConnell is expected to move to proceed to a joint resolution disapproving a proposed Labor Department rule on municipal savings accounts (H.J.Res. 67).
There would be up to 10 hours of debate, followed by a roll call vote.