7:22 p.m. The Senate adjourned and will next convene at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 16th. Following Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to the consideration of H.J. Res. 42, disapproving the action of the District of Columbia Council in approving the Comprehensive Policing and Justice Reform Amendment Act of 2022.
The Senate will recess from 12:30 to 2:15 p.m. to allow for the weekly caucus lunches.
At 2:30 p.m. the Senate will vote on passage of H.J. Res. 42.
Cloture was filed on the following nominations during today’s session:
- Executive Calendar #175 Jeremy C. Daniel to be United States District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois.
- Executive Calendar #177 Darrel James Papillion to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
- Executive Calendar #20 Nancy G. Abudu to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
- H.R. 2, Secure the Border Act of 2023; began the Rule 14 process to be placed on the Legislative Calendar.
6:48 p.m. Senators Wyden, Casey, and Warren spoke on Medicaid.
6:28 p.m. Senator Brown spoke on Police Week.
6:27 p.m. By a vote of 53-40, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Bradley N. Garcia to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Republican Senators Collins, Graham, Murkowski voted in favor.
Not voting: Senators Barrasso, Cotton, Moran, Risch, Rubio, Scott (SC), and Stabenow.
5:31 p.m. The Senate began a vote on confirmation of Bradley Garcia to be a Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
5:26 p.m. Senator Young spoke honoring the life of Corporal Marion “Wayne” Saucerman.
5:01 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke on Title 42.
3:53 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke on the debt limit, military holds, and Judicial nominations.
3:09 p.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke on Police Week.
3:00 p.m. The Senate convened.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. and following any Leader remarks, will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #4 Bradley Garcia to be a Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit. At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.