Senate Democrats

Wrap Up for Thursday, May 18, 2017

Roll Call Votes

  1. Confirmation of Rachel Brand, of Iowa, to be Associate Attorney General; confirmed: 52-46.
  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Terry Branstad to be Ambassador to China; agreed to: 86-12.

 

Legislative Business

Adopted S.Res.172, designating May 2017, as “Older Americans Month”.

 

Adopted S.Res.173, designating the week of May 15 through May 21, 2017, as “National Police Week”.

 

Executive Business

Confirmed by voice vote:

  1. Executive Calendar #56, the nomination of Todd Philip Haskell, of Florida, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Congo; and
  2. Executive Calendar #57, the nomination of Tulinabo Salama Mushingi, of Virginia, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau.

 

Confirmed by unanimous consent all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Foreign Service.