Morning business with Senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each.
The Senate is in Executive Session for the consideration of Calendar #14, William J. Lynn, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense. There will now be up to 3 hours for debate prior to a vote. If all time is used at approximately 5:00pm today, the Senate will proceed to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.
Senators Grassley, McCain, and Levin or their designees will control 1 hour each. There will be no further Roll Call Votes during today’s session of the Senate.