Senate Democrats

Senate passed S.1103 & entered into consent with respect to Mueller nomination

The Senate has passed S.1103, a bill to extend the term of the incumbent Director of the FBI with a Coburn amendment, which is at the desk and the committee-reported substitute amendment by voice vote and entered into the following consent agreement with respect to the expected nomination of Robert Mueller.

If Robert S. Mueller, III, is nominated to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the nomination will be placed directly on the Executive Calendar; and at a time to be determined by the Majority Leader, in consultation with the Republican Leader, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination with 2 hours for debate equally divded in the usual form; upon the use or yielding back of time the Senate will proceed to vote without intervening action or debate on the nomination.

 

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