Senate Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would set a deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran.
In addition to the border money, the bill contains $615 million to combat wildfires.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said Wednesday that Republican proposals to roll back human trafficking protections would “trade the safety of children for expedience.”
Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) said Wednesday that he introduced a bill that could be a compromise on the issue of exporting liquid natural gas (LNG).
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Democrats' claims that there is a tax loophole for U.S. businesses that ship jobs overseas are false.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said President Obama needed to convince his own party to agree to immigration reforms in order to deal with the influx of child immigrants.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said if Walgreens decided to move its headquarters to Switzerland it would be the definition of “exploitation.”
Reid announces a deal with Republicans on amendments to the transportation bill.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) said the administration’s current process allows undocumented child immigrants to “disappear into our country.”
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) called on the Senate to restore regular order and fight “encroachments” from the executive branch.