3:49 p.m. The Senate adjourned and will reconvene at 3:00 p.m. on Monday, May 15. They will resume consideration of the nomination of Bradley Garcia to be US Circuit Judge for Washington DC. They will vote on confirmation of the nomination at 5:30 p.m.
3:42 p.m. Senator Stabenow paid tribute to a departing staffer.
3:34 p.m. Senator Schumer spoke about the accomplishments of the Senate this week and did wrap-up. During wrap-up:
Confirmed, all nominations on the Secretary’s desk in the Coast Guard
Agreed to, H. Con. Res. 35, use of Emancipation Hall in the Capitol Visitors Center
Agreed to, S. Res. 195, congratulating the students, parents, teachers and leaders of charter schools across the US.
Agreed to en bloc:
• S. Res. 210-LSU Women’s basketball
• S. Res. 211-Public Service Recognition week
• S. Res. 212-Women in Naval Aviation
3:18 p.m. Senator Sullivan spoke on the Alaskan of the Week, Andrew Chapoton.
3:05 p.m. Senator Cardin highlighted the service of dedicated public servants.
2:57 p.m. Senator Welch spoke on the debt ceiling.
2:32 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about Title 42.
2:28 p.m. By a vote of 54- 41, the Senate invoked cloture on Bradley N. Garcia to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
Republicans voting in favor: Senators Collins, Graham, and Murkowski
Not voting: Senators Budd, Cruz, Hoeven, Marshall, and Moran
1:45 p.m. The Senate is now voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Bradley N. Garcia to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.
1:15 p.m. The Senate stands in recess subject to the call of the chair.
1:15 p.m. By a vote of 51-49, the #Senate Passed S.J.Res. 24, Mullin Long-Eared Bat CRA
Senator Klobuchar and Manchin voted YEA
12:20 p.m. The Senate is now voting on passage of S.J.Res.24, Mullin Long-Eared Bat CRA.
12:19 p.m. By a vote of 51-49, the Senate passed S.J.Res 23, Critical Habitat CRA
Senators King and Manchin voted YEA
11:00 a.m. The Senate is now voting on passage of S.J.Res 23, Critical Habitat CRA.
10:48 a.m. Senator Lummus spoke in support of S.J.Res 23, Critical Habitat CRA.
10:38 a.m. Senator Thune spoke about title 42 and the Biden Administration.
10:28 a.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke about the southern border and the NDAA.
10:08 a.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke about the debt limit, military promotions, judicial nominations, the railway safety act and paid tribute to the victims of the 2022 Buffalo Supermarket Shooting.
10:00 a.m. The Senate convened
At 11:00 a.m. the Senate will proceed to two roll call votes on the following:
- Adoption of S.J. Res. 23, Critical Habitat CRA
- Adoption of S. J. Res. 24, Northern Long-Eared Bat CRA
Following disposition of the resolutions, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Bradley N. Garcia, to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, and will immediately recess subject to the Call of the Chair to allow for a special Democratic Caucus meeting.
At approximately 1:45 p.m. the Senate will proceed to one roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Bradley N. Garcia to be United States Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit.