The Senate stands adjourned to
convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted on the following
dates and times:
Friday, February 16th at 12:00
Tuesday, February 20th at 5:00pm;
Friday, February 23rd at 2:00pm.
When the Senate adjourns on
Friday, February 23, it will next convene on Monday, February 26 at 3:00pm.
On Monday, following the prayer
and pledge, Senator Peters will be recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell
Following the address, the Senate will resume
consideration of the nomination of Executive Calendar #623, Elizabeth Branch,
of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit. At
5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Branch
As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed
cloture on the following nominations:
Executive Calendar #623, Elizabeth Branch, of Georgia, to be
United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit 2.
Executive Calendar #153, Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy
Director of the Office of Management and Budget 3.
Executive Calendar #437, A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., of South
Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina 4.
Executive Calendar #438, Karen Scholer, of Texas, to be United
States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas 5.
Executive Calendar #439, Tilman Eugene Self III, of Georgia, to be
United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia 6.
Executive Calendar #536, Terry Doughty, of Louisiana, to be United
States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana
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.