Monday, February 1, 2021

The Senate convened at 3:00 p.m.

We anticipate the confirmation vote previously scheduled for 5:30 p.m. today on confirmation of Executive Calendar #4, Alejandro Mayorkas to be Secretary of Homeland Security will be moved to tomorrow at 2:30 p.m.

On Tuesday, February 2nd, at 12:00 noon the Senate will vote on confirmation of Executive Calendar #5, Peter Buttigieg to be Secretary of Transportation.

3:04 p.m. Senator Leahy spoke in tribute of the national guard.

3:51 p.m. Senator Schumer spoke on the nominations of Peter Buttigieg and Alejandro Mayorkas.

4:25 p.m. Senator Tester spoke in favor of the Mayorkas nomination.

5:22 p.m. Senator Heinrich conducted wrap up. The Senate passed a resolution providing the lying in honor for slain U.S. Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick to lay in honor in the Capitol Rotunda February 2 and 3, 2021. The senate then adjourned until 10:30 a.m. February 2, 2021.