Today’s Daily Update

TAKEAWAY: The House is not in session. The Senate will meet for weekly caucus meetings and to consider nominations.      

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 #5, Cindy K. Chung, of Pennsylvania, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; confirmed: 50-44.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico; invoked: 52-44.

Legislative Business
Adopted S.Res.57, Former Senator Durenberger

Completed the Rule 14 process to place the following on the Legislative Calendar of Business:
H.R.185, to terminate the requirement imposed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for proof of COVID–19 vaccination for foreign travelers.

Today

The Senate stands adjourned until 11:00am on Tuesday, February 14, 2023.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico, post-cloture.

At approximately 11:30am, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Mendez-Miro nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #7 Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.

Following the Jenkins cloture vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.

If cloture is invoked on the nomination, at approximately 2:15pm, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #12 Matthew L. Garcia, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico.

Additional roll call votes are expected during Tuesday’s session.

Cloture has been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #7 Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
  2. Executive Calendar #12 Matthew L. Garcia, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico
  3. Executive Calendar #15 Adrienne C. Nelson, of Oregon, to be United States District Judge for the District of Oregon
  4. Executive Calendar #10 Ana C. Reyes, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia
  5. Executive Calendar #11 Daniel J. Calabretta, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of California
  6. Executive Calendar #1 Lester Martinez-Lopez, of Florida, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense
  7. Executive Calendar #6 Maria Araújo Kahn, of Connecticut, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit

Tuesday, February 14th at approx. 11:30am – 2 roll call votes:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #9, Gina R. Mendez-Miro, of Puerto Rico, to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #7 Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois

Tuesday, February 14th at approx. 2:15pm – 2 roll call votes expected:

  1. Confirmation of Executive Calendar #7 Lindsay C. Jenkins, of Illinois, to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #12 Matthew L. Garcia, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico