January 9, 2018 06:28 PM

Schedule for Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:30am on Wednesday, January 10, 2018.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Executive Calendar #371, Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, of Tennessee to be US District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, post-cloture.

At 2:30pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Parker nomination and upon its disposition there will be an immediate cloture vote on Executive Calendar #389, Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia.

As a reminder, Senator McConnell has also filed cloture on the following nominations:

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

2.      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.

Wednesday at 2:30pm – 2 roll call votes

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

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #389, Michael Lawrence Brown, of Georgia, to be US District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia