Wrap Up for Thursday, May 18, 2017Roll Call Votes
- Confirmation of Rachel Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General; confirmed: 52-46.
- Motion to invoke cloture on Terry Branstad to be Ambassador to China; agreed to: 86-12.
Adopted S.Res.172, designating May 2017, as "Older Americans Month".
Adopted S.Res.173, designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2017, as "National Police Week".
Confirmed by voice vote:
- Executive Calendar #56, the nomination of Todd Philip Haskell, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Congo; and
- Executive Calendar #57, the nomination of Tulinabo Salama Mushingi, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.
Confirmed by unanimous consent all nominations on the Secretary's desk in the Foreign Service.