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The last Senate session was Wednesday, August 15th

On the

Cloture Motion

:

A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., of South Carolina, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit

Yea

42
18
1

Nay

0
27
1

N/V

9
2
0
11:00 am
The Senate will next convene at Noon. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1008 A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit. The Senate will recess following the resumption of the Quattlebaum nomination until 2:15 PM for weekly party caucus lunches.
    11:00 am
    At 5:30 PM, the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. #1008 A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
      1:00 pm
      The Senate convened and proceeded to Leader remarks.
        1:00 pm
        The Senate proceeded to an Executive Session.
        • Cal. #1008 A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
        1:30 pm
        The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 PM.
        • Cal. #1008, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
        5:31 pm
        The Senate recessed from 12:35 PM until 2:15 PM.
        • Cal. #1008, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit. Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination. The Motion to Invoke Cloture was agreed to by a vote of 61-28.
        7:30 pm
        The Senate proceeded to a Legislative Session.
        • McConnell Motion to Concur on the House amendment to S. 717 (POWER Act). The Motion to Concur was agreed to by unanimous consent.
        7:30 pm
        The Senate will convene at 9:30 AM on Thursday, August 16, 2018. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session and resume consideration of Cal. #1008, A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr. to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post-cloture. At 12:00 Noon, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Quattlebaum nomination. Following disposition of the Quattlebaum nomination, the Senate will vote on the Motion to Invoke Cloture on Cal. #1009, Julius Ness Richardson to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
          7:30 pm
          The Senate adjourned at 6:33 PM.
            The last House session was Tuesday, August 14th
            No votes.
            2:00 pm
            The House convened, starting a new legislative day.
              2:00 pm
              The Speaker designated the Honorable Ted Poe to act as Speaker pro tempore for today.
                2:00 pm
                Today's prayer was offered by Rev. Michael Wilker, Lutheran Church of the Reformation, Washington, DC
                  2:00 pm
                  SPEAKER'S APPROVAL OF THE JOURNAL - Pursuant to section 2(a) of H. Res. 1012, the Journal of the last day's proceedings was approved.
                    2:01 pm
                    PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE - The Chair led the House in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag.
                      2:02 pm
                      The House received a communication from the Honorable Gerald E. Connolly. Pursuant to Rule VIII of the Rules of the House of Representatives, Mr. Connolly notified the House that he had been served with a subpoena for documents issued by the Fairfax County Circuit Court and that after consultation with the Office of General Counsel, he determined that compliance with the subpoena was not consistent with the privileges and rights of the House.
                        2:03 pm
                        The Speaker announced that the House do now adjourn pursuant to section 2(b) of H. Res. 1012. The next meeting is scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on August 17, 2018.