Paul wants to force the declassification of 28 pages of a 2002 report on the terrorist attack.
"The whole world is watching us," Rep. Emanuel Cleaver says.
President Obama has pledged to veto the legislation once it reaches his desk.
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House Republicans supported a years-old bill that was retooled to fight the Zika virus.
Senators want to use a policy bill to pass extra restrictions on transfers.
Reid said Robert McDonald "could have done a better job talking about Disneyland."
The bill has provisions to prevent officials from manipulating reports on terrorism.
"Even though suicide is a tragedy," Reid said, "it's not a tragedy for Donald Trump."
Democrats have repeatedly embarrassed leadership with surprise amendments.
Democrats will make a new push for anti-discrimination legislation this week.