July 9, 2018 06:49 PM
Schedule for Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, July 10, 2018.
Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #836, Mark Jeremy Bennett, of Hawaii, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture.
The Senate will recess from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Bennett nomination.
Prior to the recess, cloture was also filed on the Executive Calendar #639, Brian Allen Benczkowski (Assistant AG) and Executive Calendar #686, Paul C. Ney, Jr. (General Counsel, DoD). Those nominations will also be considered this week. If cloture is invoked on a nomination, the Senate will begin to burn up to 30 hours of post-cloture time prior to a confirmation vote and then the ripening of the next cloture petition. If cloture is not invoked on a nomination, the Senate will immediately vote on the next cloture petition.
Tuesday at 2:15pm – 2 roll call votes
1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #836, Mark Jeremy Bennett, of Hawaii, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit
2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #639, Brian Allen Benczkowski, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Attorney General