The Senate has reached an agreement to consider the McDonald nomination. At time to be determined by the Majority Leader, with the concurrence of the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider Executive Calendar #952
Robert Alan McDonald, of Ohio, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs. There will be up to 4 hours for debate equally divided in the usual form. Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the nomination.