May 21, 2020 06:34 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 21, 2020

Roll Call Votes
1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #653, John L. Ratcliffe, of Texas, to be Director of National Intelligence; confirmed: 49-44.
2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #602, John Leonard Badalamenti, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; invoked: 65-28.
 
Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.556, designating May 1, 2020, as the "United States Foreign Service Day" in recognition of the men and women who have served, or are presently serving, in the Foreign Service of the United States, and honoring the members of the Foreign Service who have given their lives in the line of duty. (Sullivan/Van Hollen/others)
 
Adopted S.Res.597, designating May 2020 as ‘‘Older Americans Month’’. (Collins/Jones/others)
 
Adopted S.Res.598, recognizing National Foster Care Month as an opportunity to raise awareness about the challenges of children in the foster care system, and encouraging Congress to implement policies to improve the lives of children in the foster care system. (Grassley/Stabenow/others)
 
Adopted S.Res.599, honoring the life and legacy of Judge Lee Roy West. (Lankford/Inhofe)
 
Vitiated action on S.J.Res.72, providing for the reappointment of Michael Linton of the Board of Regents of the Smithsonian Institution.
 
Began the Rule 14 process to place the following bills on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
1.      S.3833, Paycheck Protection Program Extension Act (Rubio/Cardin/others)
2.      H.R.6800, HEROES Act
 
Executive Business
Confirmed the following nominations:
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Executive Calendar #654 – Kenneth J. Braithwaite, of Pennsylvania, to be Secretary of the Navy
 
NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
PN 1608 - Christopher T. Hanson, of Michigan, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2024.
PN 1333 - David A. Wright, of South Carolina, to be a Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission for the term of five years expiring June 30, 2025.
COAST GUARD
Executive Calendar #691 - The following to be Rear Admiral:
Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas G. Allan
Rear Adm. (lh) Laura M. Dicke
Rear Adm. (lh) Douglas M. Fears
Rear Adm. (lh) John W. Mauger
Rear Adm. (lh) Nathan A. Moore
Rear Adm. (lh) Brian K. Penoyer
Rear Adm. (lh) Matthew W. Sibley
 
Executive Calendar #692 - The following to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Capt. Christopher A. Bartz
Capt. Scott W. Clendenin
Capt. Mark J. Fedor
Capt. Shannon N. Gilreath
Capt. Jonathan P. Hickey
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #658 – Maj. Gen. Scott L. Pleus to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #659 – Col. Daniel D. Boyack to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #660 – Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella, Jr. to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #661 – Maj. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #662 – The following to be Major General:
Brig. Gen. Dagvin R. M. Anderson
Brig. Gen. Deanna M. Burt
Brig. Gen. Case A. Cunningham
Brig. Gen. Michele C. Edmondson
Brig. Gen. Kenneth P. Ekman
Brig. Gen. Derek C. France
Brig. Gen. Philip A. Garrant
Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Gebara
Brig. Gen. Samuel C. Hinote
Brig. Gen. William G. Holt, II
Brig. Gen. Joel D. Jackson
Brig. Gen. Michael G. Koscheski
Brig. Gen. John D. Lamontagne
Brig. Gen. Leah G. Lauderback
Brig. Gen. Rodney D. Lewis
Brig. Gen. John J. Nichols
Brig. Gen. James D. Peccia, III
Brig. Gen. Lansing R. Pilch
Brig. Gen. James R. Sears, Jr.
Brig. Gen. Donna D. Shipton
Brig. Gen. Daniel L. Simpson
Brig. Gen. Mark H. Slocum
Brig. Gen. Phillip A. Stewart
Brig. Gen. Edward W. Thomas, Jr.
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #663 – Maj. Gen. Dennis S. McKean to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #664 – Maj. Gen. John S. Kolasheski to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #665 – Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #666 – Brig. Gen. Michael L. Place to be Major General
Exec. Cal. #667 – Lt. Gen. Raymond S. Dingle to be Lieutenant General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #668 – Rear Adm. (lh) Shoshana S. Chatfield to be Rear Admiral
Exec. Cal. #669 – Capt. Cynthia A. Kuehner to be Rear Admiral (lower half)
Exec. Cal. #670 – Rear Adm. Yancy B. Lindsey to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. #671 – Vice Adm. Lisa M. Franchetti to be Vice Admiral
Exec. Cal. # 672 – Vice Adm. William K. Lescher to be Admiral
 
MARINE CORPS
Exec. Cal. #673 – Maj. Gen. Dennis A. Crall to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #674 – Maj. Gen. Mark R. Wise to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #675 – Lt. Gen. Steven R. Rudder to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #676 – Lt. Gen. Lewis A. Craparotta to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #677 – Maj. Gen. Karsten S. Heckl to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #678 – The following to be Brigadier General:
Col. Adam L. Chalkley
Col. Kyle B. Ellison
Col. Phillip N. Frietze
Col. Peter D. Huntley
Col. Julie L. Nethercot
Col. Forrest C. Poole, III
Col. Ryan S. Rideout
Col. George B. Rowell, IV
Col. Farrell J. Sullivan
 
AIR FORCE
Exec. Cal. #679 – Col. Jeannine M. Ryder to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #680 – Col. Norman S. West to be Brigadier General
Exec. Cal. #681 – Brig. Gen. Samuel C. Hinote to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #682 – Maj. Gen. Shaun Q. Morris to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #683 – Maj. Gen. Kirk W. Smith to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #684 – Lt. Gen. Kenneth S. Wilsbach to be General
 
ARMY
Exec. Cal. #685 – Maj. Gen. David G. Bassett to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #686 – Maj. Gen. Thomas H. Todd, III to be Lieutenant General
Exec. Cal. #687 – Col. Jemal J. Beale to be Brigadier General
 
NAVY
Exec. Cal. #688 – Vice Adm. Stuart B. Munsch to be Vice Admiral
 
And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps and Navy