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The Senate adjourned at 7:24 p.m. and will next convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 19.
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr. to be an Assistant Attorney General.
11:30 a.m. – 2 votes:
1. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr., LA, to be an Assistant Attorney General.
2. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jennifer Ann Abruzzo, NY, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
Senate will recess for policy lunches following the cloture vote on the Abruzzo nomination.
2:30 p.m. – 1 vote:
1. Confirmation of Kenneth Allen Polite, Jr. to be an Assistant Attorney General (if cloture is invoked).
If cloture is invoked on the Abruzzo nomination, at a time to be determined, the Senate will vote on confirmation during Wednesday’s session.
· Began Rule 14 process to place on the calendar: S.2382, to authorize the National Cyber Director to accept details from other elements of the Federal Government on nonremibursable basis (Portman).
During today’s session:
· Tiffany P. Cunningham to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Federal Circuit was confirmed, 63-33.
· Cloture was filed on Exec. Cal. 142 – Bonnie D. Jenkins, NY, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security
· Cloture was filed on Motion to proceed to H.R. 3684 – the legislative vehicle for infrastructure
Cloture has been filed on the following:
1. Kenneth Polite to be an Assistant Attorney General.
2. Jennifer Abruzzo to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.
3. Exec. Cal. 142 – Bonnie D. Jenkins, NY, to be Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security (filed today)
4. Motion to proceed to H.R. 3684 – the legislative vehicle for infrastructure (filed today)
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