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The votes on all five amendments came just ahead of a vote on legislation reauthorizing the actual bank, the Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act (H.R. 2072).

An amendment by Sen. Mike LeeMichael (Mike) Shumway LeeTrump has exposed Democratic hypocrisy on prison reform Denial of services to same-sex couples can harm their health GOP Senate primary heats up in Montana MORE, (R-Utah), eliminating the bank in 2013, failed in a vote of 12-87. That vote was followed by Sen. Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulPro-Trump super PAC raises .5 million in 6 weeks Trump has exposed Democratic hypocrisy on prison reform Overnight Energy: Reporters barred from Day 2 of EPA summit | Dems blame Trump for gas price increases | Massachusetts to get new offshore wind farm MORE's (R-Ky.) amendment which keeps the bank from loaning to projects in countries that have government debt instruments like government bonds. Paul's amendment failed, 9 to 89. An amendment by Sen. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerHillicon Valley: Experts worry North Korea will retaliate with hacks over summit | FBI works to disrupt Russian botnet | Trump officials look to quell anger over ZTE | Obama makes case for tighter regs on tech Senate GOP sounds alarm over Trump's floated auto tariffs Biden, Corker honored with Freedom House human rights awards MORE (R-Tenn.) that stopped the bank from fully financing certain products, did not pass 36 to 62.

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The final two amendments, one by Sen. David VitterDavid Bruce VitterSenate panel advances Trump nominee who wouldn't say if Brown v. Board of Education was decided correctly Planned Parenthood targets judicial nominee over abortion comments Trump nominates wife of ex-Louisiana senator to be federal judge MORE (R-La.) that prohibits the bank from funding energy projects that compete with similar projects in the U.S., and one by Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.), funding the bank only if there is progress toward shutting it down, failed as well. Vitter's amendment failed, 37 to 61 and Toomey's amendment failed, 35 to 63.

The votes on the five amendments were part of a deal Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry Mason ReidMcConnell not yet ready to change rules for Trump nominees The Hill's Morning Report — Sponsored by CVS Health — Trump’s love-hate relationship with the Senate Trump to press GOP on changing Senate rules MORE (D-Nev.) made with Senate Republicans to end an impasse over moving the reauthorization legislation forward. Under the agreement, the Senate would vote on the five amendments, each with a 60-vote threshold, and then proceed to a vote on the actual bill, also with a 60-vote threshold.