9:08 p.m. The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00 a.m. on Thursday.
9:07 p.m. Senator Merkley began wrap up. By unanimous consent, the Senate adopted the following resolutions en bloc: S.Res. 414, S.Res. 415, and S.Res. 416.
6:41 p.m. Senator Cruz spoke on the Israel-Hamas war.
6:16 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on dark money and the Supreme Court.
5:59 p.m. Senator Rubio spoke on revoking the visas of any foreign nationals who support the terrorists organization Hamas. Senator Rubio asked unanimous consent to call up his related resolution. Senator Welch objected.
5:38 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on Israel.
5:00 p.m. Senator Scott (FL), Braun, and Budd spoke on Israel. Senator Scott (FL) then asked for unanimous consent for the Senate to pass S.489 – Stop Taxpayer Funding of Hamas Act with the Scott (FL) substitute amendment. Senator Sanders objected.
3:40 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 5:00 p.m.
3:24 p.m. Senator Scott (SC) spoke on Israel and asked unanimous consent for the Senate to take-up and pass his bill, S. 1390 Solidify Iranian Sanctions Act. Senator Lee objected.
2:59 p.m. Senator Rosen spoke on Israel.
2:36 p.m. Senator Kennedy spoke on educational challenges facing Louisiana and the United States as a whole.
2:26 p.m. Senator Young spoke on Israel.
2:13 p.m. Senator Blumenthal spoke on the Israel-Hamas war.
2:08 p.m. Senator Tillis spoke on Israel.
2:01 p.m. Senator Hoeven spoke on Israel.
1:57 p.m. Senator Budd spoke on Israel.
1:45 p.m. Senator Ernst spoke about her recent CODEL to the Middle East and on Israel.
1:38 p.m. Senator Capito spoke on Israel.
1:34 p.m. Senator Marshall spoke on Israel.
1:24 p.m. Senator Wicker supporting Israel.
1:10 p.m. Senator Lankford spoke on Israel.
1:10 p.m. By a vote of 53-44, the Senate passed S.J. Res 32, a joint resolution providing for Congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau re” “small business lending under the equal credit opportunity act.”
Democrats and Independents voting in favor: Senators Hickenlooper, King, Manchin, Sinema, and Tester.
Not voting: Senators Butler, Durbin, and Paul.
12:00 p.m. The Senate is now voting on passage of SJ Res 32, a joint resolution from Senator Kennedy providing for Congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau relating to “small business lending under the equal credit opportunity act.”
11:47 a.m. Senator Kennedy spoke about the CFPD.
11:27 a.m. Senator Brown spoke on small business lending and the upcoming vote on SJ Res 32.
11:19 a.m. Senator Thune spoke on Israel.
10:54 a.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke on Israel and later on the impending vote in relation to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
10:38 a.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke on the situation in Israel, the situation in the House of Representatives and artificial intelligence.
10:30 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 10:30 a.m. and following any leader remarks, will begin consideration of SJ Res 32, a joint resolution from Senator Kennedy providing for Congressional disapproval of the rule submitted by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau relating to “small business lending under the equal credit opportunity act.”
At 12:00 p.m. the Senate will vote on passage of the joint resolution.
Further votes are possible.