January 3, 2018 06:44 PM

Schedule for Thursday, January 4, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Thursday, January 4, 2018.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Executive Calendar #435, Walter David Counts III, of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Texas.

The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

There will be no further roll call votes this week. The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Monday, January 8th.

As a reminder, this evening Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:

1.      Executive Calendar #370, William L. Campbell, Jr., of Tennessee, to be US District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee;

2.      Executive Calendar #371, Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, of Tennesse to be US District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee;

3.      Executive Calendar #389, Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; and

4.      Executive Calendar #435, Walter David Counts III, of Texas, to be US District Judge for the Western District of Texas.

Each nomination is subject to a cloture vote and then, if cloture is invoked, up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Upon disposition of the first nomination, there would be a cloture vote on the next nomination in the series and then, if cloture is invoked, up to 30 hours of debate.