October 26, 2017 04:36 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, October 26, 2017

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #117, Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma; confirmed: 79-16.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #179, Trevor N. McFadden, of Virginia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia; invoked: 85-12.

Legislative Business

Concurred in the House amendment to S.782: Providing Resources, Officers, and Technology to Eradicate Cyber Threats to Our Children Act of 2017.

Agreed to S.Con.Res.28: providing for a correction in the enrollment of S.782.

Adopted S.Res.297: supporting Lights On Afterschool, a national celebration of after school programs held on October 26, 2017.

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:


Executive Calendar #386, Gregory Ibach, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Marketing and Regulatory Programs


Executive Calendar #413, Daniel J. Kritenbrink, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Career Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam.