Sens. Bob MenendezRobert (Bob) MenendezVOA visa decision could hobble Venezuela coverage Bottom line Koch-backed group urges Senate to oppose 'bailouts' of states in new ads MORE (D-N.J.) and Mark KirkMark Steven KirkLiberal veterans group urges Biden to name Duckworth VP On the Trail: Senate GOP hopefuls tie themselves to Trump Biden campaign releases video to explain 'what really happened in Ukraine' MORE (R-Ill.) penned the amendment which is designed to thwart the nation's ongoing attempts to acquire nuclear weapons. 

The Senate also approved an amendment by unanimous consent on Monday night that would allow the head of the National Guard to become a full member of the of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. The amendment, sponsored by Sen. Lindesy Graham (R-S.C.) who is a member of the National Guard, was passed with little debat. 

The Senate adjourned at around 7:40 p.m. on Tuesday night and is set to return at 10 a.m. on Tuesday.