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Wrap Up for Thursday, February 25, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #9, Jennifer Mulhern Granholm, to be Secretary of the Energy; confirmed: 64-35.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #16, Miguel A. Cardona, of Connecticut, to be Secretary of Education; invoked: 66-32.


Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.76, congratulating the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association on the celebration of its 100th anniversary on February 19, 2021, and recognizing the vital contributions its members have made to the United States over the past 100 years.


By voice vote, adopted S.Res.77, designating the week of February 22 through February 26, 2021, as ‘‘Public Schools Week’’.


Began the Rule 14 process to place the following measures on the Legislative Calendar of Business:

S.461, creating a point of order against legislation modifying the number of Justices of the Supreme Court of the United States.

S.J.Res.9, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States to require that the Supreme Court of the United States be composed of nine justices.


Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:



Executive Calendar #18 - to be Brigadier General:

Col. Anthony P. Angello

Col. Frank L. Bradfield, III

Col. Howard Travis Clark, III

Col. Robert W. Claude

Col. Lisa M. Craig

Col. Mitchell A. Hanson

Col. Jennie R. Johnson

Col. Andrew J. Leone

Col. John D. McKaye

Col. Craig McPike

Col. Kevin J. Roethe

Col. Regina A. Sabric

Col. Michael T. Schultz

Executive Calendar #19 - Col. John M. Painter to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #20 - Col. Bonnie Joy Bosler to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #21 - Col. Michael A. Battle to be Brigadier General

Executive Calendar #22 - Brig. Gen. Mitchel Neurock to be Major General



Executive Calendar #23 – Lt. Gen. James E. Rainey to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #24 - Maj. Gen. Maria R. Gervais to be Lieutenant General

Executive Calendar #25 - to be Major General:

Brig. Gen. Richard E. Angle

Brig. Gen. James E. Bonner

Brig. Gen. Michele H. Bredenkamp

Brig. Gen. Richard R. Coffman

Brig. Gen. Charles D. Costanza

Brig. Gen. Robert L. Edmonson, II

Brig. Gen. Brian S. Eifler

Brig. Gen. James J. Gallivan

Brig. Gen. Anthony R. Hale

Brig. Gen. William J. Hartman

Brig. Gen. Donn H. Hill

Brig. Gen. David M. Hodne

Brig. Gen. Heidi J. Hoyle

Brig. Gen. Scott A. Jackson

Brig. Gen. Mark H. Landes

Brig. Gen. Christopher C. LaNeve

Brig. Gen. David A. Lesperance

Brig. Gen. Charles R. Miller

Brig. Gen. Michael T. Morrissey

Brig. Gen. Allan M. Pepin

Brig. Gen. Anthony W. Potts

Brig. Gen. Walter T. Rugen

Brig. Gen. Douglas F. Stitt

Brig. Gen. Darren L. Werner


And all nominations on the Secretary’s Desk in the Air Force, Army, Marine Corps, Navy and Space Force.