September 7, 2016 03:20 PM

Republicans object to vote on Judicial nominations

Senator Heitkamp 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
  1. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  2. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  3. Executive Calendar #571 Stephanie A. Gallagher - to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
  4. Executive Calendar #572 Suzanne Mitchell - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  5. Executive Calendar #573 Scott L. Palk - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  1. Executive Calendar #597 Donald Karl Schott - to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit
  1. Executive Calendar #598 - Stephanie Finley - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana
  2. Executive Calendar #599 - Claude J. Kelly III - to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana
  3. Executive Calendar #600 - Winfield D. Ong - to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana
  1. Executive Calendar #687 Jennifer Klemetsrud Puhl - to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit
  2. Executive Calendar #688 Donald C. Coggins, Jr. - to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
  3. Executive Calendar #689 David C. Nye - to be United States District Judge for the District of Idaho

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator McConnell asked that the request be modified with the following:

That the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider individually the following nominations, at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader:

  1. Executive Calendar #364 Mark A. Young, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California
  2. Executive Calendar #460 Susan Paradise Baxter, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  3. Executive Calendar #461 Marilyn Jean Horan, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania.
  4. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell, of Utah, to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah

That there be 30 minutes for debate followed by a vote for confirmation for each nomination.

Senator Booker objected to the modification. Senator McConnell objected to the original request.

Senator Baldwin 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
  1. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  2. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  3. Executive Calendar #571 Stephanie A. Gallagher - to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
  4. Executive Calendar #572 Suzanne Mitchell - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  5. Executive Calendar #573 Scott L. Palk - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  1. Executive Calendar #597 Donald Karl Schott - to be United States Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator McConnell objected to the request.

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
  1. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  2. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts
  3. Executive Calendar #571 Stephanie A. Gallagher - to be United States District Judge for the District of Maryland
  4. Executive Calendar #572 Suzanne Mitchell - to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma
  5. 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 McConnell objected to the request.

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
  1. Executive Calendar #569 Ronald G. Russell - to be United States District Judge for the District of Utah
  2. Executive Calendar #570 Inga S. Bernstein - to be United States District Judge for the District of Massachusetts

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Alexander objected to the request.

Senator Booker 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

that the Senate vote on confirmation of the nominations.

Senator Cassidy objected to the request.