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 UdallDemocrats, environmentalists blast Trump rollback of endangered species protections Republicans should get behind the 28th Amendment New Mexico says EPA abandoned state in fight against toxic 'forever chemicals' 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 group calls on Republican senators to stand up to McConnell on election security in new ads Ex-CIA chief worries campaigns falling short on cybersecurity GOP group targets McConnell over election security bills in new ad MORE (R-Mo.) focused on broadcasters and the mechanism of incentive auctions.