Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Senate to pass a short-term extension of a ban on Internet access taxes.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on Congress to stop corporate “freeloaders.”
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwomen Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said she wouldn’t support an emergency spending bill that included offsets because it would take money away from programs that help American families.
The Senate voted 63-33 to move forward with $2.7 billion in emergency funding.
U.S. companies can deduct from their corporate taxes for moving facilities overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) urged Republicans to support a bill that would end tax breaks for U.S. companies that send jobs overseas.
The legislation is up in the air with only three days left to act before the August recess.
The Senate could vote Wednesday on the legislation.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blocked Republicans from offering amendments to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) demanded the “essential precondition” that any bill passed to deal with the influx of immigrant children include language prohibiting President Obama from issuing more executive actions on immigration laws.