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The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, October 5, 2021.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #336, Paloma Adams-Allen, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.
At 11:30am, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Adams-Allen nomination. Following the cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Adams-Allen nomination and the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #253, Lauren J. King, of Washington, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Washington.
Roll Call Votes
1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #159, Jonathan Eugene Meyer, of Ohio, to be General Counsel, Department of Homeland Security; confirmed: 51-47. Senators Capito and Portman were the only party switchers.
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