June 25, 2014 04:42 PM

Agreement on Jones, Beecroft, Dynan, Kai'aina, Logan, and Handelsman

The Senate reached an agreement to vote on confirmation of several nominations at 1:45pm tomorrow, Thursday, June 26. We expect a roll call vote on one of the nominations (Jones to be Ambassador to Iraq) and voice votes on the remaining nominations.

As a result of the agreement, at 1:45pm tomorrow, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #897 Stuart E. Jones, of Virginia, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Iraq (roll call);
  2. Executive Calendar #896 Robert Stephen Beecroft, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Arab Republic of Egypt (voice vote expected);
  3. Executive Calendar #654 Karen Dynan, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury (voice vote expected);;
  4. Executive Calendar #557 Esther Puakela Kia'aina, of Hawaii, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior (voice vote expected);;
  5. Executive Calendar #620 Vincent G. Logan, of New York, to be Special Trustee, Office of Special Trustee for American Indians, Department of the Interior (voice vote expected); and
  6. Executive Calendar #503 Jo Emily Handelsman, of Connecticut, to be an Associate Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy (voice vote expected).