The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, February 26, 2019.
Following leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #16, the nomination of Eric D. Miller, of Washington, 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.
As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following nominations:
1) Executive Calendar #6, the nomination of Michael J. Desmond, of California, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury;
2) Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; and
3) Executive Calendar #12, the nomination of John L. Ryder, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.
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.