Rockefeller: Spectrum bill is the top priority for Senate Commerce

"If we are going to do D Block allocation, how are we going to make sure — in the days when you will see us constantly cutting — that we can find the capital … to make sure we build out the network?" he said. 

Sen. Tom UdallTom UdallWhat veterans have to lose in Trump’s national monument review Overnight Energy: House passes Russia sanctions deal with oil, gas fix Dem bill would ban controversial pesticide MORE (D-N.M.) said he supports Rockefeller's bill, and that he wants to make sure the needs of border states will be met. 

"What's going down on the border right now are things like drug smuggling and human trafficking," he said. "How do we work the border into this situation?"

Sen. Roy BluntRoy Dean BluntGOP debates tax cuts vs. tax reform Five tough decisions for the GOP on healthcare Lacking White House plan, Senate focuses on infrastructure MORE (R-Mo.) focused on broadcasters and the mechanism of incentive auctions.