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FILE - In these photo, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. in a Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, and President Donald Trump, May 12, 2017. The relationship of Trump and McConnell is now at the center of the Washington crucible. As controversy swirls over Trump's abrupt firing of FBI Director James Comey, McConnell's moves will set the tone for how the rest of the Senate and Republican Party as a whole responds. (AP Photo)

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Sen. Paul Bailey, R-Sparta, center, speaks on the floor of the Senate Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Sen. Todd Gardenhire, R-Chattanooga, talks on a phone with a Tennessee flag cover during a Senate session Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Sen. Mark Norris, R-Collierville, debates a bill on the Senate floor Wednesday, May 10, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber to meet with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Schumer is asking that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy appear before the Senate to answer questions about the circumstances surrounding President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Senate President Joe Negron, left, and Sen. Wilton Simpson, R-Spring Hill, talks at the president's rostrum during the final hours of the legislative session Monday, May 8, 2017, at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

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Florida Speaker of the House Richard Corcoran, left, and Senate President Joe Negron speak to the media after the 2017 legislative session ended Monday night May 8, 2017 at the Florida Capitol in Tallahassee, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Wallheiser)

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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., leaves the chamber to meet with Senate Democrats on Capitol Hill in Washington, early Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Schumer is asking that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy appear before the Senate to answer questions about the circumstances surrounding President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

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Sen. Mark Green, R-Clarksville, casts a vote during a Senate session Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Sen. Bill Ketron, R-Murfreesboro, standing at left, speaks during a Senate session Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Sen. Janice Bowling, R-Tullahoma, speaks during a Senate session Tuesday, May 9, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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Senate Democrats discuss an education bill they will debate in the Senate, Wednesday, May 3, 2017, during a meeting at the Capitol, in Tallahassee, Fla. (Scott Keeler /Tampa Bay Times via AP)

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. with Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer of N.Y. speaks to reporters about President Donald Trump's first 100 days on April 28, 2017, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Associated Press) **FILE**

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Sen. Cory Gardner, Colorado Republican, from his official Senate portrait. (Senate.gov)

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Sen. Cory Gardner, Colorado Republican, from his official Senate portrait. (Senate.gov)

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Alaska Senate Finance Committee Co-Chair Lyman Hoffman, left, speaks to reporters during a Senate majority news conference on Thursday, April 13, 2017, in Juneau, Alaska. Listening at right is Alaska Senate Majority Leader Peter Micciche. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer)

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Speaker of the House Taylor Baras, R-New Iberia, left, and Senate President John Alario, R-Westwego, share a laugh after Gov. John Bel Edwards addressed the joint session during opening day at the Louisiana legislature Monday April 10, 2017, in Baton Rouge, La. (Bill Fig/The Advocate via AP, Pool)

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In this frame grab from video provided by Senate Television, Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore. speaks on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Merkley held the Senate floor through the night and was still going in an attention-grabbing talk-a-thon highlighting his party’s opposition to President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch. (Senate Television via AP)

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In this March 21, 2017, file photo, Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington during his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. A divided Senate Judiciary Committee backed Gorsuch, Monday, April 3, 2017. GOP likely to change Senate rules to confirm him. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)

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Illustration on the Senate's so-called "nuclear option" in ending a filibuster attempt by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times