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Wrap Up for Thursday, December 12, 2019

Roll Call Votes

1.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #452, Aurelia Skipwith, of Indiana, to be Director of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service; confirmed: 52-39.

2.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #530, John Joseph Sullivan, of Maryland, to be Ambassador to Russia; confirmed: 70-22.

3.       Confirmation of Executive Calendar #543, Stephen Hahn, of Texas, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 72-18.


Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.150, expressing the sense of the Senate that it is the policy of the United States to commemorate the Armenian Genocide through official recognition and remembrance.


Agreed to S.Con.Res.23 w/preamble amdts, honoring the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge fought during World War II, recognizing the valiant efforts of the Allied Forces in December 1944, and remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice, all of which contributed to the Allied victory in the European Theater.


Adopted S.Res.455, Legal counsel


No additional Executive Business