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st regulatory assault on the affordable care act, they would come to the table with other ideas as to how to protect people with preexisting conditions from this campaign of sabotage by the administration, that they would finally recognize that this assault on the affordable care act in the court system is a really awful precedent to set and it's going to come back and bite all of us as legislators if it were to be successful. and without any real hope of a replacement for the affordable care act it leads to humanitarian disaster in which 30 million -- 20 million to 30 million people lose insurance because of it. so this is as important as it gets. there's very little that matters to people more than their health and their health care. and i hope that possibly next week we can come together as a body and finally do something about the administration's attempt to take away these protections for sick people and
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people with complicated diagnoses all across the country. i yield the floor and i would note the absence of a quorum. the presiding officer: the clerk will call the roll. quorum call:
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mr. mcconnell: mr. president? the presiding officer: the majority leader. mr. mcconnell: i ask consent that further proceedings under the quorum call be dispensed with. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent that the nomination of robert wallace of wyoming to be assistant secretary of fish and wildlife sent to the senate by the president on may 13, 2019, be referred jointly to the committee on energy and natural resources and the committee on environment and public works. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the consideration of the following nominations executive calendar 189 192 and 194. the presiding officer: the clerk will report the nominations. the clerk: nominations international joint commission, united states and canada, jane l. corwin of new york to be commissioner. robert sisson to be
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commissioner. lance v. yohe of north dakota to be commissioner. mr. mcconnell: i ask consent the senate vote on the nominations with no -- the presiding officer: without objection. the senate will proceed to the nominations en bloc. mr. mcconnell: i ask consent the senate vote on the nominations with no intervening action or debate, if confirmed the motions to consider be considered made and laid upon the table. the president be immediately notified of the senate's action, that no further motions be in order, and that any statements related to the nominations be printed in the record. the presiding officer: is there objection? without objection. the question is on the nominations en bloc. all in favor say aye. all opposed no. the ayes appear to have it. the ayes do have it. the nominations are confirmed en bloc. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to
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consideration of the following nomination executive calendar 185. the presiding officer: the clerk will report the nomination. the clerk: department of state matthew h. tueller of utah to be ambassador to the republic of iraq. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the nomination. mr. mcconnell: i ask consent the senate vote on the nomination with no intervening action or debate, that if confirmed the motion to consider be considered made and laid upon the table the president be immediately notified of the senate's action, that no further motions be in order that any statements related to the nomination be printed in the record. the presiding officer: without objection. the question is on the nomination. all in favor say aye. all opposed no. the ayes appear to have it. the ayes do have it. the nomination is confirmed. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the consideration of calendar 172, that the nomination be
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confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate, that no further motions be in order, any statements related to the nomination be printed in the record the president be immediately notified of the senate's action and the senate then resume legislative session. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: now mr. president, i ask unanimous consent the senate in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak up to ten minutes each. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i understand there are two bills did he desk. i ask for their first reading en bloc. the presiding officer: the clerk will read the titles for the first time. the clerk: an act to reaffirm the mashwe tried. an act to reauthorization the national flood insurance program and for other purposes. mr. mcconnell: i now ask for a second reading and object to my
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own request all en bloc. the presiding officer: objection having been heard the bills will be read for the second time on the next legislative day. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the committee on the judiciary discharged from consideration of s. 7744 and the senate proceed to its immediate consideration. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. 77 had 4 a bill to amend section 175-b of title 18 united states code to correct a scribner's error. the presiding officer: without objection, the subcommittee is discharged and the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the bill be considered read a third time and passed, and the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent that the help committee be discharged from further consideration and the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of s. 1379. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: s. 1379 a bill to
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reauthorize certain programs under the public health service act and the federal food, drug, and cosmetic act and so forth and for other purposes. the presiding officer: without objection, the committee is alexanderred and the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent that the bill be considered read a third time. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i know of no further debate on the bill. the presiding officer:ness no further debate. the question is on passage of the bill. all those in favor, say aye. those opposed, say no. the ayes appear to have it. the ayes do have it. the bill a passed. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of calendar number 80, s. 820. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: calendar number 80, s. 820 a bill to strengthen programs authorized under the
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debbie smith act of 2004. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the committee-reported amendments be agreed to, the bill as systemed be considered read a third time and passed and the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent that the senate proceed to the immediate consideration of calendar number 81, s. 998. the presiding officer: the clerk will report. the clerk: calendar number 81, s. 998 a bill to amend the omnibus crime control and safe streets act of 1968 and so forth and for other purposes. the presiding officer: without objection, the senate will proceed to the measure. mr. mcconnell: i ask unanimous consent the committee-reported amendment be agreed to, the bill, as amended be considered read a third time and passed and the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: now mr. president, i ask unanimous consent that when the senate
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completes its business today, it adjourn until 3:00 p.m. monday, may 20. further, that following the prayer and pledge, the morning hour be deemed expired, the journal of proceedings be approved to date, the time for the two leaders be reserved for their use later in the day and the senate be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak therein for up to ten minutes each. the cloture motions filed during today's session of the senate occur at 5:30 p.m. monday, may 20. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. mcconnell: so, if there is no further business to come before the? -- before the senate, i ask it stand adjourned under the previous order. the presiding officer: the senate is adjourned until 3:00 p.m. on monday.
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