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.