February 26, 2019 07:11 PM

Schedule for Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, February 27, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of 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, post-cloture.

 

At 12:15pm, all post-cloture time on the Desmond nomination will be considered expired, and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Desmond nomination. Upon disposition of the Desmond nomination, there will be two minutes of debate equally divided prior to a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

At 12:15pm Wednesday February 27th – 2 roll call votes:

1)      Confirmation of 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 minutes of debate equally divided

2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

 

As a reminder, Senator McConnell has also filed cloture on 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.