First, the Senate voted on an amendment by Sens. John KerryJohn KerryFBI Director Comey sought to reveal Russian election meddling last summer: report Congress, Trump need a united front to face down Iran One year ago today we declared ISIS atrocities as genocide MORE (D-Mass.) and Dick Lugar (R-Ind.) that was essentially a counter to an amendment by Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) to cut off U.S. food aid to North Korea. The Kerry-Lugar amendment was approved in a vote of 59 to 40, and Kyl's amendment failed 43 to 56.
An amendment by Sen. Tom UdallTom UdallGovernment Accountability Office will review Mar-a-Lago security procedures The Hill's 12:30 Report Dems introduce MAR-A-LAGO Act to publish visitor logs MORE (D-Colo.), which increased funding to fight insect and disease epidemics in forests, was approved in a decisive vote of 77 to 22. An amendment by Sen. Mike LeeMike LeeWhat are 'religious liberty' bills really about? Lee: Nuclear option justified after Dems used it in 2013 The Hill's 12:30 Report MORE (R-Utah) repealing the forest legacy program failed in a vote of 21 to 77.