July 13, 2016 03:41 PM

Tillis objects to vote on nominations; Reid objects to Tillis request to conference report re: H.R.2577, Milcon-VA; Tillis objects to Reid Zika consent

Senator Schumer asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider the following nominations:
  1. Executive Calendar #11 Jeanne E. Davidson - to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
  2. Executive Calendar #27 Nancy B. Firestone - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years
  3. Executive Calendar #28 Thomas L. Halkowski - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years
  4. Executive Calendar #29 Patricia M. McCarthy - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years
  5. Executive Calendar #30 Jeri Kaylene Somers - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years
  6. Executive Calendar #31 Armando Omar Bonilla - to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years
  7. Executive Calendar #359 Edward L. Stanton III - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee
  8. Executive Calendar #362 Julien Xavier Neals - to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  9. Executive Calendar #363 Gary Richard Brown - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  10. Executive Calendar #364 Mark A. Young - to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
  11. Executive Calendar #459 Mary S. McElroy - to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island
  12. Executive Calendar #460 Susan Paradise Baxter - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  13. Executive Calendar #461 Marilyn Jean Horan - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  14. Executive Calendar #505 Elizabeth J. Drake - to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade
  15. Executive Calendar #508 Clare E. Connors - to be United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii
  16. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  17. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  18. Executive Calendar #571 Stephanie A. Gallagher - to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
  19. Executive Calendar #572 Suzanne Mitchell - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  20. Executive Calendar #573 Scott L. Palk - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma;

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Tillis objected.

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

  1. Executive Calendar #359 Edward L. Stanton III - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee
  2. Executive Calendar #362 Julien Xavier Neals - to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  3. Executive Calendar #363 Gary Richard Brown - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  4. Executive Calendar #364 Mark A. Young - to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
  5. Executive Calendar #459 Mary S. McElroy - to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island
  6. Executive Calendar #460 Susan Paradise Baxter - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  7. Executive Calendar #461 Marilyn Jean Horan - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  8. Executive Calendar #508 Clare E. Connors - to be United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii
  9. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  10. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  11. Executive Calendar #571 Stephanie A. Gallagher - to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
  12. Executive Calendar #572 Suzanne Mitchell - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  13. Executive Calendar #573 Scott L. Palk - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma;

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Tillis objected.

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

  1. Executive Calendar #359 Edward L. Stanton III - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee
  2. Executive Calendar #362 Julien Xavier Neals - to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey
  3. Executive Calendar #363 Gary Richard Brown - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of New York
  4. Executive Calendar #364 Mark A. Young - to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
  5. Executive Calendar #459 Mary S. McElroy - to be United States District Judge for the District of Rhode Island
  6. Executive Calendar #460 Susan Paradise Baxter - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  7. Executive Calendar #461 Marilyn Jean Horan - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania
  8. Executive Calendar #508 Clare E. Connors - to be United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii;

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Tillis objected.

Senator Tillis asked unanimous consent that the Senate take up and pass the conference report to accompany H.R.2577, MilCon-VA Appropriations.

Senator Reid reserved his right to object and asked that the consent be modified so that the Senate take up and pass H.R.5243; that all after the enacting clause be stricken; that the substitute amendment, which is the text of the Blunt-Murray amendment ($1.1 billion in Zika funding) be agreed to; that there be 1 hour of debate followed by a vote on passage of the bill, as amended.

Senator Tillis objected to Senator Reid's modification.

Senator Reid objected to the original request.