The Florida Republican pointed to a mass shooting for in his home state for the legislation.
Lydia Wheeler 09/18/16 03:47 PM EDT
More than four dozen nominees are in limbo as President Obama’s term draws to a close.
Senate Republicans are calling on Democrats to set aside "political gamesmanship."
The senators are concerned about the potential fallout.
Senators of both parties pushed for legislation targeting the other side's nominee.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell set up the first vote for Monday evening.
“He is asking us to let him get rich scamming America," Reid said.
The South Carolina senator is expected to release the bill next week.
The Florida Republican wants to suspend commercial flights.
The proposal would give judicial nominees a vote after 180 days.