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 UdallThomas (Tom) Stewart UdallOvernight Energy: Trump temporarily lifts shipping restrictions for Puerto Rico relief New Mexico Gov: GOP health care bill 'still needs some work' Dems ask FEC to create new rules in response to Russian Facebook ads 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 BluntThe Hill's Whip List: Republicans try again on ObamaCare repeal Another health funding cliff puts care for millions at risk Top Senate Dem: We're going forward with understanding we can work with White House on DACA MORE (R-Mo.) focused on broadcasters and the mechanism of incentive auctions.