February 26, 2018 06:41 PM

Schedule for Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Schedule for Tuesday, February 27, 2018
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 27, 2018.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration Executive Calendar #623, Elizabeth Branch, of Georgia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture.
 
The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:!5pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
 
As a reminder, last week Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
1.      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.