April 21, 2021 10:20 AM

Schedule for Wednesday, April 21, 2021

The Senate stands adjourned until 10:30am on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

 

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of Executive Calendar #62, Vanita Gupta, to be Associate Attorney General. Under the rules, at approximately 11:30am, the cloture motion on the Gupta nomination will ripen and the Senate will vote on the motion to invoke cloture. If cloture is invoked, there will be up to 2 hours of post-cloture debate time followed by a vote on confirmation of the Gupta nomination.

 

Upon disposition of the Gupta nomination, we expect Senator Schumer to move to discharge the Senate Armed Services Committee from consideration of the nomination of Colin Kahl to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. There would then be up to 4 hours of debate followed by a vote on the motion to discharge the Kahl nomination.

 

Wednesday, April 21st at approximately 11:30am – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #62, Vanita Gupta, to be Associate Attorney General

 

Wednesday, April 21st, if cloture is invoked up to 2 hours of debate – 1 roll call vote expected:

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #62, Vanita Gupta, to be Associate Attorney General

 

Wednesday, April 21st, if a motion to discharge is made then up to 4 hours of debate – 1 roll call vote:

1.      Motion to discharge the Senate Armed Services Committee from further consideration of Colin Kahl to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy