September 24, 2019 06:57 PM

Wrap Up for Tuesday, September 24, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #176, Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Fiji and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu; invoked: 55-37.

2.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #367, Daniel Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior; invoked: 50-41.

3.       Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #292, David Fabian Black, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025; invoked: 66-25.

4.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #417 Brian McGuire, of New York, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury; confirmed: 88-6.

5.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #176, Joseph Cella, of Michigan, to be Ambassador to Fiji and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu; confirmed: 56-38.

6.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #367, Daniel Jorjani, of Kentucky, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior; confirmed: 51-43.

7.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #292, David Fabian Black, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for a term expiring January 19, 2025; confirmed: 68-26.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.325: expressing the sense of the Senate that the whistleblower complaint received on August 12, 2019, by the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community shall be transmitted immediately to the Select Committee on Intelligence of the Senate and the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence of the House of Representatives.

 

Passed Calendar #109, H.R.1590: Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act.

 

Passed Calendar #113, H.R.1158: DHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act, with Hassan substitute amendment.

 

Adopted S.Res.313: designating the week of September 22 through September 28, 2019, as “Gold Star Families Remembrance Week”.

 

Adopted S.Res.326: recognizing the 25th anniversary of AmeriCorps.

 

Adopted S.Res.327: designating September 23, 2019 as “National Falls Prevention Awareness Day” to raise awareness and encourage the prevention of falls among older adults.

 

Adopted S.Res.328: honoring the life, legacy, and achievements of Marca Bristo.

 

Adopted S.Res.329: designating September 2019 as “National Spinal Cord Injury Awareness Month”.

 

Executive Business

During Tuesday’s session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on Executive Calendar #415, John E. Hyten, to be Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.