Monday, January 25, 2021

8:05 p.m. The Senate adjourned.

8:01 p.m. Majority Leader wrapped up for the evening.

7:02 p.m. The House managers presented the article of Impeachment against former President Trump.

6:31 p.m. Senator Whitehouse responded to Senator Sullivan regarding climate change, and the two engaged in a brief debate.

6:22 p.m Senator Sullivan congratulated Secretary Yellen and explained his vote against her.

6:21 p.m. The Yellen nomination was confirmed 84-15.

Voting against: 15 Republicans: Barasso, Blackburn, Boozman, Cotton, Cramer, Cruz, Hawley, Hoeven, Lee, Paul, Risch, Scott, Shelby, Sullivan and Tuberville.

Not Voting – Rubio

5:30 p.m. Roll call vote began on the Yellen nomination.

5:21 p.m. Senator Cassidy paid tribute to three departing staffers.

5:17 p.m. Senator Moran paid tribute to former Army Secretary McCarthy.

5:09 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke on the Yellen nomination.

4:51 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on the filibuster and President Biden’s agenda.

4:32 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on President Biden’s cabinet,Covid and the filibuster.

3:54 p.m. Senator Brown paid tribute to Eugene Goodman and other Capitol employees; and later on the Yellen nomination.

3:19 p.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke on Covid, the filibuster and the Yellen nomination.

3:06 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke on the Yellen nomination and impeachment.

3:00 p.m. The Senate convened.

The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m.

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Executive Calendar #2, Janet Yellen,

At 5:30 p.m. the Senate will vote on confirmation of the Yellen nomination.

At 7:00 p.m., we expect the House managers will present Articles of Impeachment. They would read the text of H.Res.40, a resolution appointing and authorizing managers for the impeachment trial of Donald John Trump, former President of the United States; and then they would read the text of H.Res.24, a resolution impeaching Donald John Trump, former President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. The managers would then request leave to withdraw.