November 1, 2021 10:27 AM

Wrap Up for Thursday, October 28, 2021

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #367, Omar Antonio Williams, of Connecticut, to be United States District Judge for the District of Connecticut; confirmed: 52-46.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #347, Matthew G. Olsen, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 53-45.

3.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #263, Christopher H. Schroeder, of North Carolina, to be Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 56-41.

4.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #368, Hampton Y. Dellinger, of North Carolina, to be an Assistant Attorney General; confirmed: 53-37.

5.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #413, Elizabeth Prelogar, of Idaho, to be Solicitor General of the United States; confirmed: 53-36.

6.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #471, Beth Robinson, of Vermont, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; invoked: 51-36.

7.     Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #363, Toby J. Heytens, of Virginia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit; invoked: 51-31.

 

Legislative Business

Passed H.R.2911 – VA Transparency and Trust Act of 2021.

 

Passed H.R.3475 – Robert S. Poydasheff VA Clinic.

 

Passed H.R.4172 – Lieutenant Colonel John W. Mosley VA Clinic.

 

Passed H.R.3919 – Secure Equipment Act of 2021.

 

If the Senate receives a message from the House of Representatives that it has passed  Surface Transportation Authorization extension that is identical to the text of S.3122, that the bill be deemed passed.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

 

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

·       Executive Calendar #369 - Matthew M. Graves, of the District of Columbia, to be United States Attorney for the District of

 

EXECUTIVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

·       Executive Calendar #412 – Rahul Gupta, of West Virginia, to be Director of National Drug Control Policy

 

DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

·       Executive Calendar #470 - Guy T. Kiyokawa, of Hawaii, to be an Assistant Secretary of Veterans Affairs (Enterprise Integration)

 

COAST GUARD

·       Executive Calendar #467 - Rear Adm. James M. Kelly to be Rear Admiral (Upper Half)

 

AIR FORCE

·       Executive Calendar #478 - Brig. Gen. Randall E. Kitchens to be Major General

 

ARMY

·       Executive Calendar #479 - Brig. Gen. William S. Lynn – to be Major General

 

MARINE CORPS

·       Executive Calendar #499 - Maj. Gen. James W. Bierman, Jr. to be Lieutenant General

·       Executive Calendar #500 - Maj. Gen. Michael E. Langley – to be Lieutenant General

 

AIR FORCE

·       Executive Calendar #501 - Maj. Gen. John D. Caine to be Lieutenant General

 

ARMY

·       Executive Calendar #502 - Col. Marcus H. Thomas to be Brigadier General

·       Executive Calendar #503 - Brig. Gen. Douglas A. Paul to be Major General

 

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