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Wrap Up for Wednesday, February 27, 2019

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; confirmed: 83-15.

2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #10, the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, of Virginia, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; invoked: 52-46.


Legislative Business

Adopted Calendar #25, S.Res.70: authorizing expenditures by committees of the Senate.


Adopted S.Res.82: recognizing the 150th anniversary of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.


Adopted S.Res.83: designating February 2019, as “American Heart Month”, and February 1, 2019, as “National Wear Red Day”.


Adopted S.Res.84: celebrating Black History Month.


Agreed to H.Con.Res.21: enrollment correction to S.47.


No Executive Business