July 12, 2018 05:19 PM
Wrap Up for Thursday, July 12, 2018
Roll Call Votes
1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #686, Paul C. Ney, Jr., of Tennessee to be General Counsel, Department of Defense; confirmed: 70-23.
Adopted S.Res.558: designating July 30, 2018, as “National Whistleblower Appreciation Day”.
Adopted S.Res.574: designating July 13, 2018 as Collector Car Appreciation Day and recognizing that the collection and restoration of historic and classic cars is an important part of preserving the technological achievements and cultural heritage of the United States.
Adopted S.Res.575: honoring the memory of the 5 victims of the attack at the Capital Gazette in Annapolis, Maryland, on June 28 2018.
The Senate confirmed the following nominations:
1. Executive Calendar #924, Georgette Mosbacher, of Florida, to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Republic of Poland.
2. Executive Calendar #913, Emory A. Rounds III, of Maine, to be Director of the Office of Government Ethics for a term of five years.
3. Executive Calendar #912, Kelly Higashi, of the District of Columbia, to be an Associate Judge of the Superior Court of the District of Columbia.