Tuesday, November 2017

The Senate is currently in post cloture debate on the Zatezalo nomination.

5:35 p.m. Senator Murray spoke against the Zatezalo nomination.

5:30 p.m. Senator Alexander spoke in favor of the Zatezalo nomination.

5:30 p.m. The Senate agreed to the Motion to Invoke Cloture on the nomination of David Zatezalo, of West Virginia, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health by a vote of 52-45.

4:33 p.m. The Senate is now voting on confirmation of Steven Bradbury to be General Counsel of the Department of Transportation.

4:13 p.m. Senator McCain spoke against the Bradbury nomination.

3:56 p.m. Senator Feinstein spoke against the Bradbury nomination.

2:53 p.m. Senators Reed and Duckworth spoke against the Bradbury nomination.

2:33 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke on the Texas church shooting and tax reform.

2:15 p.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke against the Bradbury nomination.

2:15 p.m. The Senate returned from the recess.

12:19 p.m. The Senate recessed to accomodate the weekly caucus luncheons.

12:06 p.m. Senators Blunt and Klobuchar spoke about National Adoption Month and S.Res. 331, Expressing support for the goals of National Adoption Day and National Adoption Month, was passed by unanimous consent.

11:58 a.m. Senator Hassan spoke against the Bradbury nomination.

11:42 a.m. Senator Murphy spoke about the cholera epidemic in Yemen and the Saudi blockade.

11:15 a.m. Senator Risch spoke about taxes.

10:25 p.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about taxes.

10:09 a.m. Senator Durbin spoke about immigration and about taxes.

10:08 a.m. The Senate resumed consideration of the Bradbury nomination.

10:04 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell  spoke about taxes.


The Senate convened at 10 a.m. and was to resume post-cloture consideration of Steven Bradbury’s nomination to be general counsel of the Transportation Department.

The Senate will recess for weekly policy luncheons from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m.