:30 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke on his legislation about the harmers and food producers in the U.S. and national police week.
5:20 p.m. The confirmation of Troy Edgar to be Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security was agreed to by a roll call vote of 62-31.
4:09 p.m. Senator Inhofe spoke about the FCC ruling. at 4:30 p.m. the Senate will vote on the confirmation of Troy Edgar to be Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security./
3:12 p.m. Senator Lee spoke on federalism and the separation of powers.
2:54 p.m. Senator Thune asked u.c that the Senate vote on confirmation of the Edgar nomination at 4:30 p.m. Senator Thune spoke about the essential work of Congress.
2:54 p.m. By a tally of 62-31 the Senate invoked cloture on the nomination of Troy Edgar to be Chief Financial Officer for the Department of Homeland Security.
2:15 p.m. The Senate reconvened and began a roll call vote on cloture on
Troy Edgar to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
1:01 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 2:15 p.m.
1:00 p.m. The Senate confirmed the nomination of Brian Montgomery by a tally of 61-32.
9 Democrats and 1 Independent voted yes: Senators Carper, Coons, Jones, King, Manchin, Menendez, Murphy, Sinema, Tester and Warner.
Not voting: Senators Alexander, Leahy, Markey, Murray, Sanders, Sasse, and Whitehouse.
12:00 p.m. The Senate began a roll call vote on confirmation on the Montgomery nomination.
11:47 a.m. Senator Fischer spoke about the unprecedented challenges related to the pandemic.
11:32 a.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on economic challenges because of the pandemic.
11:16 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the need to protect workers like those in meat packing facilities.
10:52 a.m. DL Schumer spoke on the pandemic and the need for Senate action on additional funding for families and small businesses.
10:34 a.m. ML McConnell spoke on economic recovery plans.
10:32 a.m. Senator Grassley spoke about the pandemic.
10:30 a.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 10:30 a.m. and resume consideration of Executive Calendar #547 Brian Montgomery to be Deputy Secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
At 12:00 noon, there will be a confirmation vote on the Montgomery nomination.
Following the vote, the Senate will recess until 2:15 p.m. to allow for the weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:15 p.m., there will be a cloture vote on Executive Calendar #339, Troy Edgar to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Homeland Security.
If cloture is invoked on the Edgar nomination, we expect the vote on confirmation to occur in the 4:30 p.m. range.
On Wednesday and Thursday, the Senate is expected to consider H.R. 6172,