6:57 p.m. The Senate stands in recess until 10:00 a.m. Wednesday May 31st 2023. Following leader remarks, the Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. to allow for weekly caucus meetings.
At 2:30 p.m. the Senate will proceed to Legislative session and will proceed to a roll call vote on the Motion to Proceed to H.J.Res. 45, Cassidy Student Loan Waiver CRA.
If the Motion to Proceed is agreed to, the vote on final passage of H.J.Res. 45 will be at a time to be determined with consultation with the Republican Leader on Thursday June 1st 2023.
6:46 p.m. By a vote of 59-31, the Senate confirmed Darrel James Papillion to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana.
Republican Senators voting YEA – Capito, Cassidy, Collins, Cornyn, Hyde-Smith, Kennedy, McConnell, Romney, Rounds, Vance, Wicker and Young
Senators Not Voting – Barrasso, Bennett, Booker, Cruz, Fetterman, Graham, Murkowski, Risch, Tillis, and Warner.
5:30 p.m. The Senate is voting on confirmation of the nomination of Darrel Papillion to be a District Judge for the Easter District of Louisiana.
5:00 p.m. Senator Blackburn spoke about children’s safety online.
4:30 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the secondary market for ticket resale.
3:41 p.m. Senator Durbin spoke about Judicial Nominations and the Supreme Court.
3:15 p.m. Republican Leader McConnell spoke about the Bipartisan Debt Limit Agreement and paid tribute to Sheriff Deputy Caleb Conley.
3:07 p.m. Majority Leader Schumer spoke about the Bipartisan Debt Limit Agreement and Judicial Nominations.
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 the nomination of Darrel Papillion to be a District Judge for the Easter District of Louisiana.
At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.