January 8, 2015 02:38 PM
Objection to Keystone/Cloture filed on motion to proceed to S.1, KeystoneSenator McConnell asked unanimous consent that at 2:00pm on Monday, January 12th, the motion to proceed to the consideration of S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone pipeline, be agreed to; and that Senator Murkowski be recognized to offer a substitute amendment that is the text of the committee-reported bill.
Senator Whitehouse objected.
Senator McConnell then filed cloture on the motion to proceed to Calendar #1, S.1, a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline. By consent, the cloture vote on the motion to proceed will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, January 12th.