November 26, 2018 06:27 PM

Schedule for Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, November 27, 2018.
 
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #544, Stephen Alexander Vaden, of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture, post-cloture. All post-cloture time will expire at 12:15pm and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination. Upon disposition of the nomination, there will be a cloture vote on the Kelley nomination.
 
Following the votes, we expect to recess for the weekly caucus meetings.
 
Tuesday at approximately 12:15pm – 2 roll call votes
1.      Confirmation  of Executive Calendar #544, Stephen Alexander Vaden, of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture
2.      Cloture on Executive Calendar #939, Karen Dunn Kelley, of Pennsylvania, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce
 
As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following nominations:
 
1.      Executive Calendar #544, Stephen Alexander Vaden, of Tennessee, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture (Confirmation 12:15pm Tuesday);
2.      Executive Calendar #939, Karen Dunn Kelley, of Pennsylvania, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce (12:35pm Tuesday);
3.      Executive Calendar #626, Thomas Alvin Farr, of North Carolina, to be US District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina;
4.      Executive Calendar #1141, Jonathan A Kobes, of South Dakota, to be US Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; and
5.      Executive Calendar #1064, Kathleen Laura Kraninger, of Ohio, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection
 
Each cloture motion will ripen upon disposition of the previous one and each is subject to up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate time.