September 12, 2019 04:22 PM

Schedule for Monday, September 16, 2019

The Senate stands adjourned until 3:00pm on Monday, September 16, 2019.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will be in a period of morning business until 5:00pm with Senators permitted to speak therein for up to 10 minutes each.

 

At 5:00pm, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.

 

At 5:30pm, the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Rakolta nomination.

 

During Thursday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the following nominations:

1. Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.

2. Executive Calendar #288, Kenneth Howery, of Texas, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Sweden.

3. Executive Calendar #223, Robert Destro, of Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor.

4. Executive Calendar #419, Brent McIntosh, of Michigan, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury.

5. Executive Calendar #418, Brian Callanan, of New Jersey, to be General Counsel for the Department of the Treasury.

 

Monday, September 16 at 5:30pm – 1 roll call vote:

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #399, John Rakolta, Jr., of Michigan, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the United Arab Emirates.