Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., said Tuesday he would not allow the Corker tariff proposal to be brought up as a freestanding bill.
McConnell spoke with Ingraham the day after he canceled most of the Senate's traditional month-long August recess because of the "historic obstruction by Senate Democrats of the president's nominees" and the failure to pass appropriations bills.
But many Republicans senators hailed the decision, saying they were willing to give up some of their downtime to catch up on the Senate's work.
"The amount of work we have to do is inconceivable to me we can't use these weeks".
Alexander has other plans for the summer session.
In order to take back the Senate from the deeply unpopular Republican Party-which is headed by the "least popular first-year president on record"-Democrats must both defend all 26 of their current seats and flip two Republican seats". Republicans have nine on the ballot. Dean Heller of Nevada, who is facing re-election in a state Hillary Clinton won in 2016.
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) recently proposed similar legislation, which was also backed by Toomey and Flake, as well as by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., undergoes treatment for brain cancer in his home state.
McConnell said, "The bottom line is clear: Under the policies of this unified Republican government, American workers, families, and business owners are achieving economic growth that is unmatched in recent memory".
Senate Democratic leaders said they welcomed the additional time to address health care costs, including prescription drug prices.
French Open glance: Keys, Stephens resume rivalry in Paris
Stephens struggled to reproduce her performance during the fortnight at Flushing Meadows over the remainder of the season. Novak Djokovic found himself two sets down against Marco Cecchinato, losing the second set 7-6 (4) in a tiebreak.
"We Democrats welcome this additional time because it gives us the opportunity to address an issue that's on the top of the minds of so numerous American people, and one that Republicans have badly mishandled at this point: health care", Sen.
"The reason is simple: We have too much left to do for the American people", McConnell said during a speech on the Senate floor Tuesday.
Democratic co-sponsors include Mark Warner of Virginia, Brian Schatz of Hawaii and Chris Van Hollen of Maryland.
The abrupt adjourning was also motivated by the Republicans' fear that they didn't have enough votes to counter a move by Democrats, supported by Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul, which would force the chamber to vote on measures that would ensure coverage for contraception by insurance companies and strengthen the state's abortion laws.
He said Democrats have made it more hard to confirm Trump's judicial nominees, as well. Democratic senators sponsoring the bill are Sens.
Typically, Congress takes off the month of August, and that time spent away from Washinton is particularly important for members running in elections back home. McConnell said last month that he considers confirming judges his top priority.
Prompting criticism from many of his fellow Republicans as well as business groups, Trump decided last month to open a trade investigation into whether auto imports had damaged the USA auto industry, which could lead to tariffs of up to 25 percent on "national security grounds".
Information for this article was contributed by Sean Sullivan and Paul Kane of The Washington Post; by Alan Fram and Kevin Freking of The Associated Press; and by Frank Lockwood of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
TMZ reports that Alan O'Neill's body was discovered by his girlfriend in the hallway of her apartment in Los Angeles. Among his other roles, O'Neill played the regular role of Keith McGrath in the drama Fair Cityfrom 2006 to 2012.
Fox & Friends concluded by mocking the Eagles players for having to practice instead of going to the White House party. Trump sang along to "The Star-Spangled Banner" and "God Bless America" during a brief ceremony that included the U.S.
MORE: POLL: Should the President have cancelled the Eagles' visit to the White House? "I wasn't involved in those discussions. Like guys said before me, I'm sure whoever wins this series won't be going". "I'm not going to touch on it", Kelce said.
Based on the reports of Sutcliffe's harrowing injuries, Greene suspects he was injected with a powerful dose of venom. On May 27, Jennifer Sutcliffe was working in her garden when she saw a four-foot rattlesnake hiding in the grass.
He demanded a Justice Department inquiry of the matter and dubbed the matter "SPYGATE" in repeated posts on Twitter. The department originally denied Congress access to any of the documents, citing national security concerns.
But I think having guys that get so excited about a good play, a good block or a good rotation or a good shot or dagger shot. But on social media, much of the chatter early in the evening was about LeBron James' first-quarter dunk.
He said beyond the changes in regularity and intensity of cyclones, their very "behaviour" was being affected by climate change . The result is more rainfall and more damage to buildings as hurricanes hover over population centers for longer periods of time.
The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed that Val Kilmer will star opposite Tom Cruise in " Top Gun: Maverick " which is now filming. In 1986, Top Gun hit theaters and brought forth a collection of what would be some of the biggest stars in all of Hollywood.
A San Diego Padres fan became a ballpark favorite Tuesday night during the team's game against the Atlanta Braves . Everyone around her encouraged her to drain the beer, but do you really need to be told to do that?
The plane, operated by East African Safari Air Express, took off from the western town of Kitale in the late afternoon Tuesday. Preliminary reports also indicated the plane had also carried the owner of a private primary school in Turkana county.
The 17-year-old Ahed has drawn worldwide attention for her arrest after slapping an Israeli soldier in the face in December. Palestinians said she repeatedly told the soldiers to leave her land, which is considered occupied under worldwide law.
Multi-State Salmonella Outbreak Includes Illinois
The CDC said that 60 people have reportedly been infected with a strain of Salmonella Adelaide, with 31 people hospitalized. Walmart and Kroger are cooperating with the investigation and have removed all cut melon associated with the outbreak.
Theresa May in compromise with ministers on Ireland border
Varadkar received a "cast iron guarantee" in December that there wouldn't be a border separating Ireland and Northern Ireland . Notwithstanding the actual feasibility of this deadline, the ambiguity of that formulation raises two possible scenarios.
Durant delivers deja vu ‘assassin’ dagger into Cavaliers
Kevin Durant drew fair criticism early in these NBA Finals because of his questionable shot-taking and overall decision-making. He has taken Cleveland to the NBA Finals now five times , and this now looks certain to be his fourth loss in those.
Nationwide strike in Jordan as protests continue
Jordan was rocked by unrest in 2012 when the International Monetary Fund told the government to lift gasoline prices. He called for political parties, unions and civil society groups to take part in the talks.
Comeback king Zverev and Djokovic into French Open quarters
Thiem called their upcoming quarterfinal "the matchup most fans in Germany and Austria were hoping for when they saw the draw". The 98th-ranked Putintseva was trying to become the first player from Kazakhstan to advance to a Grand Slam semifinal.