Rockefeller is expected to continue to allow amendments to be submitted this week and possibly into next week before finalizing an agreement with Republicans on which amendments will come up for a vote.
Democrats allowed two healthcare amendments to the FAA bill yesterday; one to repeal the healthcare law was rejected, but one to end an IRS tax reporting requirement was accepted. Still, the Senate may still have to decide whether to consider other healthcare amendments to the FAA bill.
Sen. Bill NelsonBill NelsonA guide to the committees: Senate Senate advances Trump's Commerce pick CMS nominee breezes through confirmation hearing MORE (D-Fla.) has proposed an amendment to the FAA bill that is a sense of Congress asking the Supreme Court to decide on whether the healthcare law is constitutional. Yesterday, Nelson said a prompt Supreme Court decision would help prevent Congress from continuing to fight about the law.
Also related to healthcare, Sens. Sherrod BrownSherrod BrownSanders, not Trump, is the real working-class hero A guide to the committees: Senate House bill would prevent Trump from lifting Russian sanctions MORE (D-Ohio) and Debbie StabenowDebbie StabenowA guide to the committees: Senate Trump's pick to lead Medicare won't say if she supports negotiating prices with drug companies Overnight Finance: Fed chief tries to stay above partisan fray | Bill would eliminate consumer agency | Trump signs repeal of SEC rule on foreign payments MORE (D-Mich.) are proposing an amendment that would extend a health insurance tax credit under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.