9:26 p.m. The Senate adjourned and will reconvene at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 17. They will resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 4350-NDAA. All time during recess, adjournment, morning business and leader time will count towards post cloture time. No votes are scheduled at this time.
9:23 p.m. By a vote of 84-15 the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 4350-NDAA-was agreed to. Voting no: Senators Blackburn, Booker, Boozman, Braun, Cotton, Cruz, Hawley, Kennedy, Lummis, Markey, Paul, Portman, Sanders, Sullivan, and Warren. Senator Van Hollen did not vote.
8:15 p.m. The Senate began voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 4350-NDAA.
5:56 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about inflation.
5:17 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about Secretary Mayorkas and the border crisis.
4:58 p.m. Senator Kennedy spoke about inflation.
4:53 p.m. Senator Portman spoke about the president of the Ohio State University.
4:45 p.m. Senator Shaheen spoke about obstruction and the nomination of Dilawar Syed.
4:15 p.m. Senator Lee spoke about vaccine mandates. He asked unanimous consent that S. 3225 (curb vaccine mandates) be passed. Senator Wyden objected.
3:53 p.m. Senator Cardin spoke about the nomination of Dilawar Syed to be deputy administrator of the Small Business Administration.
3:46 p.m. Senator Cantwell spoke about port infrastructure.
3:38 p.m. Senator Scott (FL) spoke on inflation.
3:10 p.m. Senator Sanders spoke on NDAA.
2:19 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke on President Biden’s policies.
1:54 p.m. Senators Blunt and Blackburn spoke on inflation.
1:30 p.m. Senator King spoke on the NDAA.
12:48 p.m. Senator Graham paid tribute to South Carolina State Senator Hugh Kenneth Leatherman.
12:41 p.m. Senator Wicker spoke on Interpol.
11:55 a.m. By a vote of 51-50, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative, the Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of Brian Nelson to be Under Secretary Treasury for Terrorism & Financial Crimes.
10:04 a.m. The Senate is voting on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #463 Brian Eddie Nelson to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.
9:55 a.m. RL McConnell spoke on inflation.
9:46 a.m. ML Schumer spoke on NDAA, Build Back Better and on the need to phase out Hydrofluorocarbons (HFC’s). ML Schumer announced that the previously scheduled roll call vote in the 10:00am vote series today on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to Cal. #144, H.R.4350, National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) will now occur at a time to be determined.
9:30 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 9:30 a.m. and resume consideration of the nomination of Brian Nelson to be Under Secretary of Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Crimes.
At 10:00 a.m. the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes:
- Cloture on the Nelson nomination.
- Cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 4350, the Defense Authorization.