April 11, 2019 05:05 PM

Schedule for Pro Forma Sessions and Monday, April 29, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned to convene for pro forma sessions, with no business conducted, on the following dates and times:

 

Monday, April 15th at 3:00pm;

Thursday, April 18th at 11:45am;

Monday, April 22nd at 9:00am; and

Thursday, April 25th at 4:30pm.

 

When the Senate adjourns on Thursday it will next convene at 3:00pm on Monday, April 29, 2019.

 

On Monday, following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #123, William Cooper, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy. At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Cooper nomination.

 

Monday, April 29th at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote expected:

1)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #123, William Cooper, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy

 

As a reminder, Senator McConnell has filed cloture on the following nominations:

 

1)      Executive Calendar #123, William Cooper, of Maryland, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy

2)      Executive Calendar #188, R. Clarke Cooper, of Florida, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs)

3)      Executive Calendar #214, Gordon Hartogensis, of Connecticut, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation

4)      Executive Calendar #26, J. Campbell Barker, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas

5)      Executive Calendar #29, Andrew Lynn Brasher, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama

6)      Executive Calendar #33, Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida

7)      Executive Calendar #34, Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico

8)      Executive Calendar #36, Joshua Wolson, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

 

If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, there would be up to 2 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation. Then there would be a cloture vote on the next nomination.