Monday, November 18, 2019

6:27 p.m. Senate adjourns.

6:26 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell wrapped up for the evening.

Passed by UC: S 2071, repealing existing substandard provisions encouraging conciliation with tribes act; S Res 428 taking pictures in Senate chamber for use by Capitol Visitors Center.

6:19 p.m. Cloture was invoked on the Luck nomination, 61-30.

Senators voting in favor: 51 Republicans, 9 Democrats: Baldwin, Coons, Feinstein, Jones, Leahy, Manchin, Reed, Sinema and Whitehouse.

Senators voting against:30 Democrats; 1 Independent: King.

Senators not voting: 6 Democrats: Booker, Harris, Klobuchar, Murphy, Schatz and Warren; 2 Republicans: Isakson and Roberts; 1 Independent: Sanders.

5:31 p.m. Roll call vote began on cloture on the Luck nomination.

5:11 p.m. Senator Murkowski spoke about Ted Stevens.

4:25 p.m. Dem Leader Schumer spoke about the impeachment inquiry, e-cigarettes, and Huawei

3:34 p.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about appropriations and nominations. He spoke about Hong Kong.

3:02 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about appropriations.


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

Following Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of Executive Calendar #487, Robert Luck to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on cloture on the Luck nomination.

Cloture has also been filed on the following nominations:

  1. Executive Calendar #488, Barbara Lagoa to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
  2. Executive Calendar #454, Adrian Zuckerman to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.