It was the first in a series of politically tricky amendments on the Iran deal.
The House passed legislation to facilitate access to federal lands for search and recovery missions.
The freshman Arkansas Republican is a first-time dad.
"Let's not pretend the system is fair," the Senate minority leader says.
Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) says "the private sector fills that void."
Two House Democrats want DHS to grant a temporary immigrant status for Nepalese nationals affected by the country's earthquake.
"I would just urge all people to exercise restraint," Ben Cardin said.
"It shouldn't be up to Democrats to kill these amendments," he said.
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) said he and Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) are looking for an "orderly way" to tackle amendments.
McCarthy has always remained cordial during their colloquies.