Senate Democrats

cloture filed on 4 US District nominations and Rodriquez nomination

Thursday evening, Senator Reid filed cloture on the following nominations in the following order:

–          Executive Calendar #779, Paul G. Byron, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Executive Calendar #780, Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Executive Calendar #781, Beth Bloom, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida,

–          Executive Calendar #836, Geoffrey W. Crawford, of Vermont, to be United States District Judge for the District of Vermont, and

–          Executive Calendar #742, Leon Rodriguez, of Maryland, to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

 

On Monday, June 23rd at 5:30pm, there will be 4 roll call votes:

–          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #779, Paul G. Byron, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #780, Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #781, Beth Bloom, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, and

–          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #836, Geoffrey W. Crawford, of Vermont, to be United States District Judge for the District of Vermont.

 

If cloture is invoked on any of the nominations, on Tuesday, June 24th at 11:00am, all post-cloture time will be considered expired and the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nominations.  Therefore, there will be up to 5 roll call votes at 11:00am on Tuesday, June 24th:

–          Confirmation of Paul G. Byron, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #780, Carlos Eduardo Mendoza, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Middle District of Florida,

–          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #781, Beth Bloom, of Florida, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Florida,

–          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #836, Geoffrey W. Crawford, of Vermont, to be United States District Judge for the District of Vermont, and

–          Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #742, Leon Rodriguez, of Maryland, to be Director of the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security.

 

There will be 2 minutes of debate prior to each vote and all votes after the first vote in each series will be 10 minutes in duration.

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