January 5, 2022 06:01 PM

Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #327, Anne A. Witkowsky, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Conflict and Stabilization Operations); invoked: 62-24.

2.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #327, Anne A. Witkowsky, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Conflict and Stabilization Operations); confirmed: 61-26.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.484, honoring the life and legacy of late Senator John ‘‘Johnny’’ Hardy Isakson.

 

Agreed to the following concurrent resolutions:

1. S.Con.Res.25, Use of Rotunda

2. S.Con.Res.26, Use of Catafalque

 

On December 18th, the Senate reached an agreement that at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, following consultation with the Republican Leader, no later than January 14, 2022, the Senate proceed to the consideration of S.3436 re: sanctions/Nord Stream 2 introduced by Senator Cruz; that there be 2 hours of debate equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees on the bill; that upon the use or yielding back of that time, the bill be considered read a third time, and the Senate vote on passage of the Cruz bill , with 60-affirmative votes required for passage, with no amendments in order and without intervening action or debate.

 

Executive Business

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #572 Gabriel Sanchez, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.

 

At a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #635 Holly A. Thomas, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.