April 29, 2019 07:12 PM

Schedule for Tuesday, April 30, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Tuesday, April 30, 2019, and does so under the provisions of S.Res.173 as a further mark of respect to the late Senator Richard Lugar.

 

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, post-cloture. At 11:45am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Cooper nomination.

 

11:45am – 2 roll call votes:

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

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

 

Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.

 

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.