Today’s Daily Update

The Senate will consider the nomination of R. D. James to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army (Army Corps of Engineers).

THE HOUSE

 

Yesterday

  • The House was not in session.

 

Today

  • The House is not in session.

 

THE SENATE

 

Yesterday

  • Roll Call Votes
    • 1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #597, Alex Michael Azar II, of Indiana, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services; confirmed: 55-43.
    • 2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #620, Samuel Dale Brownback, of Kansas, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; invoked: 50-49, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative.
    • 3. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #620, Samuel Dale Brownback, of Kansas, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom; invoked: 50-49, with the Vice President voting in the affirmative.

 

Today

  • The Senate stands adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, January 25, 2018.
  • Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #552, R. D. James to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army (Army Corps of Engineers). At 1:45pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the James nomination.
  • Thursday, January 25th at 1:45pm – 1 roll call vote
    • 1.  Confirmation of Executive Calendar #552, R. D. James to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army (Army Corps of Engineers).

 

Hearings Covered by W&J Today

 

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
“Combatting the Opioid Crisis: Exploiting Vulnerabilities in International Mail”

Senate Banking
“CFIUS Reform: Administration Perspectives on the Essential Elements”

Senate Armed Services
“Global Challenges and U.S. National Security Strategy”

US-EU Insurance Project
Stakeholder Session

FTA/FHWA
Performance Based Planning and Programming

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