Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) blocked Senate Democrats on Monday from passing a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change.
Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said the House-passed highway funding bill fails to provide the kind of certainty states need to invest in long-term infrastructure projects.
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said money for the Coast Guard should be included in an emergency funding bill to deal with the crisis at the border.
“If we could have a greater percentage of those drugs interdicted then we would seriously start to diminish some of this migration to the north,” Nelson said.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called on Congress to immediately pass legislation to provide Israel emergency funding for its Iron Dome missile defense system.
The bill would provide funding for Israeli missile defense.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) said it is "scandalous" that President Obama is too busy fundraising to deal with an influx of child immigrants trying the cross the U.S.-Mexico border.
“I think you need to take responsibility for your own people,” said Rubio.
Reid and McConnell will schedule the vote, which could come as early as today.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he wants a vote on his Save Coal Jobs Act as an amendment to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) marked the anniversary of the 1998 Capitol shooting.