Senators voted to invoke cloture on legislation to set up fast-track procedures for the passage of trade deals negotiated by the president. The 62-38 vote ends debate on the bill and clears the way for a vote on passage, possibly before the Memorial Day recess. Prior to the vote, Sen. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., blocked two amendments Sen. Sessions offered to prevent the executive branch from abusing trade authority.