May 24, 2018 03:09 PM

Cloture filed Wier, Rodrigues, and Carney district judge nominations

Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the Wier, Rodrigues, and Carney district judge nominations. The first cloture vote is expected to occur at 5:30pm on Monday, June 4. If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, there would be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Then a cloture vote on the next on the list.
 
  1. Executive Calendar #542, Robert Earl Wier, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky
  2. Executive Calendar #587, Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas
  3. Executive Calendar #625, Annemarie Carney Axon, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama