Senate Democrats

recess subject to the call of the Chair

The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the Chair.  When the Senate reconvenes, another message will be posted.  The unofficial transcript of Senator Reid’s remarks is below.

19:42:42 NSP} (MR. REID) { NOT AN OFFICIAL TRANSCRIPT }

MR. REID: MR. PRESIDENT, WE’RE AWAITING ACTION ON THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES ON THEIR BILL. FOR THAT REASON, I WOULD ASK CONSENT THAT WE RECESS SUBJECT TO THE CALL OF THE CHAIR AND THAT I’LL MAKE THAT MOTION IN JUST A MINUTE. FOR THE INFORMATION OF ALL SENATORS, I DON’T EXPECT OR ANTICIPATE ANY ACTION HERE BEFORE 9:00 SO I DOUBT WE WOULD RECONVENE BEFORE 9:00 P.M. TONIGHT. SO NOW, MR. PRESIDENT, I ASK UNANIMOUS CONSENT THE SENATE STAND IN RECESS SUBJECT TO THE CALL OF THE CHAIR.

 

 

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