Recent House and Senate Votes

Recent Senate Votes
Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization – Vote Agreed to (61-36, 3 Not Voting)

Corker, R-Tenn., motion to table the McConnell, R-Ky., for Paul, R-Ky., amendment to the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment to the bill. The Paul amendment would sunset, six months after enactment, the 2001 authorization for the use of military force in Afghanistan and the 2002 authorization for the use of military force in Iraq.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Patenaude Nomination – Confirmation – Vote Confirmed (80-17, 3 Not Voting)

The Senate confirmed the nomination of Pamela H. Patenaude to be deputy secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted NO
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Fiscal 2018 Defense Authorization – Vote Agreed to (84-9, 7 Not Voting)

Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the McCain, R-Ariz., modified substitute amendment that would authorize $692 billion in discretionary funding for defense programs in fiscal 2018.

Sen. Charles Schumer voted YES
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand voted NO


Recent House Votes
Criminal Gang Members – Vote Passed (233-175, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill that would define a criminal gang as a group of five or more persons that has the primary purpose of the commission of one or more certain criminal offenses and would prohibit individuals defined as foreign criminal gang members from entering the United States.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted NO


Fiscal 2018 Omnibus Appropriations – Vote Passed (211-198, 25 Not Voting)

The House passed the bill, as amended, that would provide $1.23 trillion for federal departments and agencies covered by the 12 unfinished fiscal 2018 spending bills, including $621.5 billion for defense and $511 billion for nondefense discretionary spending.

Rep. Eliot Engel voted NO

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