EXECUTIVE SESSION; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 131
(Senate - August 01, 2019)

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                           EXECUTIVE SESSION

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                           EXECUTIVE CALENDAR

  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I move to proceed to executive session 
to consider Calendar No. 174.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is on agreeing to the motion.
  The motion was agreed to.
  The clerk will report the nomination.
  The senior assistant legislative clerk read the nomination of Stephen 
Akard, of Indiana, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, 
with the rank of Ambassador.


                             Cloture Motion

  Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I send a cloture motion to the desk.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under 
rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
  The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     do hereby move to bring to a close debate on the nomination 
     of Stephen Akard, of Indiana, to be Director of the Office of 
     Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador.
         Mitch McConnell, Mike Crapo, Shelley Moore Capito, Mike 
           Rounds, John Boozman, Thom Tillis, Richard Burr, James 
           E. Risch, David Perdue, Roy Blunt, Kevin Cramer, Roger 
           F. Wicker, Tom Cotton, John Barrasso, Steve Daines, 
           John Thune, John Hoeven.

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