January 22, 2018 05:21 PM
Schedule for Tuesday, January 23, 2018
The Senate stands adjourned until 12:00 noon on Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #594, Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Roll call votes are possible during Tuesday’s session.
As a reminder, during Monday’s session Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
1. Executive Calendar #594, Jerome H. Powell, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.
2. Executive Calendar #597, Alex Michael Azar II, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services
3. Executive Calendar #620, Samuel Dale Brownback, of Kansas, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom
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.