6:21 p.m. The Senate adjourned until 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, May 5 and will resume consideration of the nomination of William R. Evanina to be Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.
The Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. for the weekly policy lunches.
6:19 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of William R. Evanina to be Director of the National Counterintelligence and Security Center.
6:19 p.m. The Feitel nomination was confirmed, 87-0.
Senators not voting: 8 Democrats: Brown, Heinrich, Leahy, Murray, Schatz, Stabenow, Udall and Whitehouse; 4 Republicans: Cramer, Lee, Moran and Rubio; 1 Independent: Sanders.
5:33 p.m. Roll call vote began on the Feitel nomination.
5:27 p.m. Senator Braun paid tribute to Jim Cummings.
5:12 p.m. Senator Carper spoke in favor of the nomination and spoke on covid-19.
4:29 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about covid-19 and the Senate returning.
4:17 p.m. Senator Barrasso spoke about nuclear energy.
3:41 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about the Senate returning and covid-19 as well as health care.
3:12 p.m. Democratic Leader Schumer spoke about the Senate returning and covid-19.
3:04 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about Senate returning.
3:02 p.m. Senator Grassley paid tribute to essential workers.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m. and begin consideration of the nomination of Robert Feitel to be Inspector General of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
At 5:30 p.m. the Senate will conduct a 30 minute roll call vote on confirmation of the nomination.
Press are to be advised that social distancing will be expected in the press gallery and throughout the Senate campus.