Note from FNC Chad Pergram:
Noting here that Cruz yielded for a question to Lee 56 minutes in…at 3:37 pm
Yielding for a question allows for Lee to speak..but Cruz does not lose control of the floor.
That is a bit moot here…as no one else is seeking to speak.
On March 6 of this year, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) spkoke continuously for 2 hours and 52 minutes before yielding for a question.
The entire Paul filibuster…which included him yielded to other senators for a half hour to an hour at a time…ran 12 hours and 52 minutes and ended on March 7.
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