Cloture filed on FBI and 3 NLRB nominationsSenator Reid filed cloture on the following items in the following order:
- Executive Calendar #208, the nomination of James B. Comey, Jr., of Connecticut, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations,
- Executive Calendar #223, the nomination of Kent Yoshiho Hirozawa, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board,
- Executive Calendar #224, the nomination of Nancy Jean Schiffer, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, and
- Executive Calendar #104, the nomination of Mark Gaston Pearce, of New York, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board.
If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, there would be up to 8 hours of post-cloture debate time on each nomination. Upon disposition of each nomination, the Senate will proceed to a cloture vote on the next nomination in the order listed above.
The cloture vote on the Comey nomination will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, July 29.