Wednesday, March 3, 2021

4:36 p.m. Senator Johnson spoke ab out the relief bill.

4:12 p.m. Senator Toomey spoke about the relief package.

4:01 p.m. Senator Lee spoke about the relief bill.

3:46 p.m. Senator Peters objected.

3:32 p.m. Senators Scott of Florida, Ernst and Lankford joined in a colloquy about the relief bill. Senator Scott of Florida sought consent for passage of S.Res. 88, on oversight of virus-related spending.

3:18 p.m. Senator Portman spoke about the relief package.

3:12 p.m. Senator Casey spoke about the relief package.

2:40 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about th COVID package.

2:26 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke about election security.

2:09 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about the COVID package.

12:53 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about the COVID package.

12:34 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the Garland nomination and the COVID package.

12:17 p.m. Minority Leader McConnell spoke about the COVID package and border security.

12:02 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke about the appointment of Karen Gibson as Senate Sergeant at Arms. He spoke about upcoming Senate action on the COVID aid package.

  • The Senate will convene at noon.
  • A roll call vote on the motion to proceed to H.R.1319, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 is expected during Wednesday’s session of the Senate. A Whip Alert will be sent if and when any votes are scheduled.