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Recent Floor Activity


Tuesday, January 21, 2020

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 12:30p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the UnitedStates of America.

The Journal

Pursuant to the order of Friday, January 17, 2020, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant to the order of Friday, January 17, 2020, the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition of the two leaders being reserved.

Transaction of Morning Business

Pursuant to the order of Friday, January 17, 2020, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Tuesday, January 21)

S.Res. 483 (Sen. McConnell): A resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, Presidentof the United States.
-- Submitted in the Senate.
-- Measure laid before Senate.
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 26
S.Amdt. 1284 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena certain White House documents and records.
--Amendment SA 1284 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1284 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 15

S.Amdt. 1285 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena certain Department of State documents and records.
--Amendment SA 1285 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1285 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 16

S.Amdt. 1286 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena certain Office of Management and Budget documents and records.
--Amendment SA 1286 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1286 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 17

S.Amdt. 1287 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena John Michael "Mick" Mulvaney.
--Amendment SA 1287 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1287 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 18

S.Amdt. 1288 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena certain Department of Defense documents and records.
--Amendment SA 1288 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1288 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 19

S.Amdt. 1289 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena Robert B. Blair and Michael P. Duffey.
--Amendment SA 1289 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1289 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 20

S.Amdt. 1290 (Sen. Schumer): To prevent the selective admission of evidence andto provide for appropriate handling of classified and confidential materials.
--Amendment SA 1290 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1290 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 21


Legislative Business (Wednesday, January 22)

S.Res. 483 (Sen. McConnell): A resolution to provide for related procedures concerning the articles of impeachment against Donald John Trump, Presidentof the United States.
-- Submitted in the Senate.
-- Measure laid before Senate.
-- Resolution agreed to in Senate without amendment by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 26
S.Amdt. 1290 (Sen. Schumer): To prevent the selective admission of evidence andto provide for appropriate handling of classified and confidential materials.
--Amendment SA 1290 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1290 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 21

S.Amdt. 1291 (Sen. Schumer): To subpoena John Robert Bolton.
--Amendment SA 1291 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1291 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 22

S.Amdt. 1292 (Sen. Schumer): To provide that motions to subpoena witnesses or documents shall be in order after the question period.
--Amendment SA 1292 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1292 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 23

S.Amdt. 1293 (Sen. Schumer): To allow additional time to file responses to motions.
--Amendment SA 1293 proposed by Senator Schumer.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1293 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 52 - 48. Record Vote Number: 24

S.Amdt. 1294 (Sen. Van Hollen): To help ensure impartial justice by requiring the Chief Justice of the United States to rule on motions to subpoena witnessesand documents.
--Amendment SA 1294 proposed by Senator Schumer for Senator Van Hollen.
--Motion to table amendment SA 1294 agreed to in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 53 - 47. Record Vote Number: 25


Adjournment

By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at1:50 a.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 1 p.m. tomorrow.