At 6 p.m. all senators are supposed to meet in the Old Senate Chamber for a closed-door joint caucus. The purpose of the joint caucus is for senators to air grievances on filibuster rules.
"I look forward to the joint caucus," Reid said.
Last week, Reid filed cloture on seven of Obama’s nominees, some of which Republicans have objected to. If a deal isn’t reached sooner, there will be several procedural votes on the nominations Tuesday.
Nominees Democrats are hoping to vote for are Richard Cordray to be Director of the Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection; Richard Griffin, Sharon Block and Mark Pearce to the National Labor Relations Board; Fred Hochberg to be President of the Export-Import Bank; Thomas PerezThomas E. PerezClinton’s top five vice presidential picks Government social programs: Triumph of hope over evidence Labor’s 'wasteful spending and mismanagement” at Workers’ Comp MORE to be Secretary of Labor; and Gina McCarthyGina McCarthyAs oral arguments approach, Clean Power Plan remains a threat to our most vulnerable EPA blasted over lack of protection of minorities U.S. and Puerto Rico must cooperate on Zika MORE to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.