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.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called on Republicans to come up with a finite list of amendments to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up a procedural vote on a bill that would end tax breaks for companies sending jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Senate Republicans are putting the lives of refugee children at risk over a political fight with President Obama.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) criticized Microsoft founder Bill Gates for calling on Congress to increase STEM worker visas while the company plans to cut 18,000 jobs next year.
Sen. Kelley Ayotte (R-N.H.) said there should be “serious consequences” for the downed Malaysian Airlines jetliner found in eastern Ukraine.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said he would prefer to use military force than to accept a bad deal.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Republicans who criticize President Obama’s foreign policies are the same ones blocking the confirmation of U.S. ambassadors.
“Think of all those Jews that went to the ovens because we forgot our principles,” he said.