April 11, 2018 06:54 PM

Schedule for Thursday April 12, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 9:15am on Thursday, April 12, 2018.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor.
 
At 9:30am, all post-cloture time will expire on the nomination and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the Pizzella nomination, there will be 2 minutes for debate prior to a cloture vote on the Wheeler nomination. If cloture is invoked, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Next up: Broomes and Jennings to be district judges. 
 
9:30am--2 roll call votes:
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella ,of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor
2.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #666, Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the EPA
 
 
Cloture was filed on the following nominations:
 
1.      Executive Calendar #539, Claria Horn Boom, of Kentucky, to be US District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky (confirmed)
2.      Executive Calendar #728, John F. Ring, of the District of Columbia, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board (confirmed)
3.      Executive Calendar #605, Patrick Pizzella ,of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor (cloture Invoked, confirmation vote 9:30am Thursday)
4.      Executive Calendar #666, Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the EPA (Cloture vote around 10am Thursday)
5.      Executive Calendar #540, John W. Broomes, of Kansas, to be United States District Judge for the District of Kansas
6.      Executive Calendar #541, Rebecca Grady Jennings, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Western District
 
If cloture is invoked on a nomination, there would be up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Then on to cloture on the next nomination with the same process.