The Senate has reached an agreement that following Leader remarks tomorrow, Thursday, February 16th, there be 10 minutes of debate equally divided followed by the confirmation vote on Executive Calendar #16, Mick Mulvaney to be Director of Office Management and Budget, followed by the pending cloture vote on Executive Calendar #15, the nomination of Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, and if cloture is invoked the time be counted as if invoked at 7:00am that day. Under the rules, if all time is used on the Pruitt nomination, the confirmation vote would be at approximately 1:00pm on Friday, February 17th.
Thursday, February 16th at approximately 10:00am
- Confirmation of Mick Mulvaney, Director of OMB
- Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Pruitt, Administrator of EPA