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 NelsonThe Hill’s Whip List: Where Dems stand on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Overnight Tech: Senate votes to eliminate Obama internet privacy rules | FCC chief wants to stay out of 'political debate' on fake news | Wikileaks reveals new CIA docs FCC chairman: Whether NY Times, CNN, NBC are 'fake news' is a ‘political debate’ 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 BrownDems question potential Kushner real estate deal with Chinese firm The Hill’s Whip List: Where Dems stand on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Senators war over Wall Street during hearing for Trump's SEC pick MORE (D-Ohio) and Debbie StabenowDebbie StabenowThe Hill’s Whip List: Where Dems stand on Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Perdue says he will advocate for agriculture spending RNC drops six-figure ad buy for Supreme Court, healthcare fight MORE (D-Mich.) are proposing an amendment that would extend a health insurance tax credit under the Trade Adjustment Assistance program.