May 11, 2016 04:16 PM

Objection to vote on district judges

Senator Toomey asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #460 and 461;

that the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Whitehouse countered, asking unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #307, 357, 358, 359, 362, 363, 364, 459, 460, and 461;

that the Senate proceed to vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator McConnell objected to Senator Whitehouse's request. Senator Whitehouse objected to Senator Toomey's original request.

Executive Calendar #307, Paula Xinis, to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland;

Executive Calendar #357, Brian R. Martinotti, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey;

Executive Calendar #358, Robert F. Rossiter, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the District of Nebraska;

Executive Calendar #359, Edward L. Stanton III, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee;

Executive Calendar #362, Julien Xavier Neals, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey;

Executive Calendar #363, Gary Richard Brown, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York;

Executive Calendar #364, Mark A. Young, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California;

Executive Calendar #459, Mary S. McElroy, to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island;

Executive Calendar #460, Susan Paradise Baxter, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania;

Executive Calendar #461, Marilyn Jean Horan, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.