February 27, 2018 06:26 PM

Schedule for Wednesday, February 28, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 12:45pm on Wednesday, February 28, 2018.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #153, Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture.
 
All post-cloture time on the Vought nomination will expire at 4:30pm and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the Vought nomination, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #437, A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina.
 
Wednesday at 4:30pm – 2 roll call votes:
1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #153, Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #437, A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
 
As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following nominations:
1.      Executive Calendar #153, Russell Vought, of Virginia, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget
2.      Executive Calendar #437, A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina
3.      Executive Calendar #438, Karen Scholer, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Texas
4.      Executive Calendar #439, Tilman Eugene Self III, of Georgia, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia
5.      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.