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Wrap Up for Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #465 Amitabha Bose, of New Jersey, to be Administrator of the Federal Railroad Administration; invoked: 68-29.

2.     Confirmation of Executive Calendar #572 Gabriel Sanchez, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; confirmed: 52-47.


Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.489 - Commending the actions of Cuban human rights and democracy activist Jose´ Daniel Ferrer Garcia, and all pro-democracy and human rights activists, in demanding fundamental civil liberties in Cuba and speaking out against Cuba’s brutal, totalitarian Communist regime


Began the Rule 14 process to place on the Legislative Calendar of Business S.3488, To counter the aggression of the Russian Federation against Ukraine and Eastern European allies, to expedite security assistance to Ukraine to bolster Ukraine’s defense capabilities, and to impose sanctions relating to the actions of the Russian Federation with respect to Ukraine, and for other purposes (Menendez).


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 #635 Holly A. Thomas, of California, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit.