June 4, 2018 07:06 PM

Schedule for Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, June 5, 2018.
 
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #542, Robert Earl Wier, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, post-cloture.
 
At 11:00am, all post cloture time will expire and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Wier nomination, followed by a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #587, Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas.
 
The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
 
11:00am tomorrow, June 5th – 2 roll call votes:
1)      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #542, Robert Earl Wier, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky
2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #587, Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas
 
Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:
3)      Executive Calendar #542, Robert Earl Wier, of Kentucky, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky
4)      Executive Calendar #587, Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas
5)      Executive Calendar #625, Annemarie Carney Axon, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama
 
Agreement of Marcus nomination
As a reminder, the Senate has reached an agreement that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Democratic Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive session for the consideration of the following nomination: Executive Calendar #603, Exec. Cal. #603 - Kenneth L. Marcus, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education.
 
There will be 10 hours of debate equally divided in the usual form and following the use or yielding back of time the Senate will vote on the nomination with no intervening action or debate; that if confirmed, the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table; the President be immediately notified of the Senate’s action, that no further motions be in order, and that any statements relating to the nomination be printed in the Record.