December 15, 2015 07:04 PM

Agreement on Executive nominations

The Senate has reached an agreement that a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Senate proceed to Executive Session to consider individually the following nominations:

Executive Calendar #305 - Wilhelmina Marie Wright, of Minnesota, to be United States District Judge for the District of Minnesota;

Executive Calendar #306 - John Michael Vazquez, of New Jersey, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Jersey;

Executive Calendar #360 - Rebecca Goodgame Ebinger, of Iowa, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa; and

Executive Calendar #361 - Leonard Terry Strand, of South Dakota, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa;

that there be 30 minutes for debate for each nomination equally divided in the usual form; that upon the use or yielding back of time on the respective nomination, the Senate proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on the nomination.

Senator McConnell announced that it is his intention to schedule each of these nominations for floor consideration and a vote prior to the President's Day recess in February.