Wednesday, September 13, 2023

5:57 p.m. The Senate adjourned.

5:55 p.m. Senator Murray wrapped up for the evening.

5:52 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer announced the vote on the motion to proceed will occur on Thursday at 10:30 a.m.

5:09 p.m. Senator Moran spoke on banking regulations.

4:49 p.m. Senator Lummis paid tribute to Jimmy Buffett.

4:44 p.m. Senator Hyde-Smith spoke on H.R. 4366, Appropriations Minibus (MilCon/VA, Agriculture, T-HUD).

4:35 p.m. Senator Schatz spoke on the Lahaina, Hawaii fires and on appropriations bills.

3:51 p.m. Senators Heinrich and Hoeven spoke about Agriculture Appropriations bill.

3:36 p.m. Senator Kaine spoke about Government Shutdowns and Tuberville’s Military Promotion hold.

3:15 p.m. Senator Lee spoke about Flood Insurance.

3:00 p.m. Senator Kennedy spoke on flood insurance. He then asked for unanimous consent for the Senate to pass S. 2391. Senator Lee objected.

2:22 p.m. Senators Durbin, Marshall, and Welch spoke on the Credit Card Competition Act.

2:10 p.m. Senator Sullivan spoke on national security.

1:57 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke national security.

1:40 p.m. Senator Fischer spoke about nuclear weapons and the administration.

1:28 p.m. Senator Capito spoke about national security.

1:21 p.m. Senator Murray spoke about the appropriations process.

12:55 p.m. Senator Thune spoke on the denial of federal funds for hunting and archery programs in schools.

12:46 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke on the Fiscal Responsibility Act.

12:15 p.m. RL McConnell spoke on appropriations legislation, on funding for Ukraine, and on inflation.

12:00 p.m. The Senate has convened.


The Senate will convene at 12:00 p.m. and resume consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 4366, Appropriations Minibus (MilCon/VA, Agriculture, T-HUD).  Votes have not been scheduled for Wednesday at this point.