Proceedings, Debates of the U.S. Congress
EXECUTIVE CALENDAR; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 207
(Senate - January 02, 2019)
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[Page S8054] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] EXECUTIVE CALENDAR Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the en bloc consideration of the following nominations: Executive Calendar Nos. 612, 940, 1078, 1079, 1143, and 1144. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. Thereupon, the Senate proceeded to consider the nominations en bloc. Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate vote on the nominations en bloc with no intervening action or debate; that if confirmed, the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table en bloc; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action; that no further motions be in order; and that any statements relating to the nominations be printed in the Record. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the nominations of Brendan Carr, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2018; Geoffrey Adam Starks, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Federal Communications Commission for a term of five years from July 1, 2017; Kelvin Droegemeier, of Oklahoma, to be Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy; Joel Szabat, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation; Thomas F. Gilman, of Arizona, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce; and Thomas F. Gilman, of Arizona, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Commerce? The nominations were confirmed en bloc. ____________________