Republicans object to vote on Export-Import Bank ReauthorizationThis afternoon Senator Reid asked unanimous consent that the Senate adopt the motion to proceed to H.R. 2072, Export Import Bank Reauthorization, and there be 1 hour for debate with no amendments in order prior to vote on passage of the bill.
Senator Kyl asked the Leader to modify his request to allow the following 5 Republican amendments:
- Corker #2102 (export credit agencies)
- Vitter #2103 (energy development)
- Toomey #2104 ($40 billion increase contingency)
- Lee #2100 (phase-out)
- Paul #2101 (limitation on Ex-Im support)
Senator Reid declined to modify his request and Senator Kyl objected to the Leader's request.