July 14, 2022 03:48 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, July 14, 2022

Roll Call Votes

1.      Confirmation of Executive Calendar #908 Kate Elizabeth Heinzelman, of New York, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency; confirmed: 50-41.

2.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #968, Julianna Michelle Childs, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit; invoked: 58-33.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.710, Congratulating the University of Mississippi Rebels baseball team for winning the 2022 National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I baseball championship.

 

Adopted S.Res.711, expressing the condolences of the Senate and honoring the memory of the victims of the mass shooting at the Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, Illinois, on July 4, 2022.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:

DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Exec. Cal. #924 - Alexander Mark Laskaris, of the District of Columbia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Chad

Exec. Cal. #979 - Margaret C. Whitman, of Colorado, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Kenya

Exec. Cal. #982 - Michael J. Adler, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of South Sudan

Exec. Cal. #983 - John T. Godfrey, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of the Sudan

 

THE JUDICIARY

Exec. Cal. #987 - Stephen Henley Locher, of Iowa, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Iowa

 

DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

Exec. Cal. #1039 - Michael Cottman Morgan, of Wisconsin, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce

 

The votes on confirmation of the following nominations will occur at times to be determined by the Majority Leader in consultation with the Republican Leader:

1.      Executive Calendar #716, Cathy Ann Harris, of Maryland, to be Chairman of the Merit Systems Protection Board.

2.      Executive Calendar #920, Bernadette M. Meehan, of New York, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Chile.

3.      Executive Calendar #968, Julianna Michelle Childs, of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit