June 28, 2018 07:53 PM
Cloture filed on Bennett, Benczkowski, and Ney nominations
Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:
1. Executive Calendar #836, Mark Jeremy Bennett, of Hawaii, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit
2. Executive Calendar #639, Brian Allen Benczkowski, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General
3. Executive Calendar #686, Paul C. Ney, Jr. of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Defense
The cloture vote on the Bennett nomination will occur at 5:30pm on Monday, July 9th at 5:30pm.
If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, there would be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination before moving to the next cloture vote.