April 30, 2019 06:59 PM

Schedule for Wednesday, May 1, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Wednesday, May 1, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #26, J. Campbell Barker, of Texas, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, with the time equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees until 11:45am.

 

At 11:45am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Barker nomination. Following disposition of the Barker nomination, the Senate will vote on cloture on the Brasher nomination (AL District Judge).

 

At 11:45am – 2 roll call votes:

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

2)      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #29, Andrew Lynn Brasher, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama

 

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

5)      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.