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Wrap Up for Monday, February 26, 2024

Roll Call Votes

1.      Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #468 Jacqueline Becerra, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; invoked: 56-38.


Legislative Business

The Senate has received the veto message on S.J.Res.38. Notwithstanding Rule 22, the veto message will be considered at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader in concurrence with the Republican Leader prior to February 29, 2024. There will be up to 2 hours for debate equally divided between the two Leaders or their designees. Then, the Senate will vote on passage of the joint resolution, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding.

-          S.J.Res.38 - providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Highway Administration relating to "Waiver of Buy America Requirements for Electric Vehicle Chargers"


Executive Business

Confirmed the following nominations:


Exec. Cal.#441 - Summer K. Mersinger, of South Dakota, to be a Commissioner of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission for a term expiring April 13, 2028. (Reappointment)



Exec. Cal.#442 - Basil Ivanhoe Gooden, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Rural Development