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                                                Monday, May 8, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S2785--S2820

Measures Introduced: Seven bills and one resolution were introduced, as 
follows: S. 1064-1070, and S. Res. 159.
  Pages S2800-01

Measures Passed:
  Amending the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification 
Act: Senate passed S. 140, to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe 
Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts 
in the WMAT Settlement Fund.
  Page S2814
  Pueblo of Santa Clara Land Lease: Senate passed S. 249, to provide 
that the pueblo of Santa Clara may lease for 99 years certain 
restricted land.
  Page S2814
  National Sexual Assault Awareness Month: Senate agreed to S. Res. 
159, recognizing and supporting the goals and ideals of National Sexual 
Assault Awareness Month.
  Page S2814
Gottlieb Nomination--Agreement: Senate resumed consideration of the 
nomination of Scott Gottlieb, of Connecticut, to be Commissioner of 
Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services.
  Page S2796
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 57 yeas to 41 nays (Vote No. 123), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S2796
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination at approximately 10 a.m., on Tuesday, 
May 9, 2017, with the time until 12:30 p.m. equally divided in the 
usual form; and that all time during recess, adjournment, morning 
business and Leader remarks count post-cloture on the nomination. 
                                                             Page S2815
Nomination Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nomination:
  By 76 yeas to 22 nays (Vote No. EX. 122), Heather Wilson, of South 
Dakota, to be Secretary of the Air Force.
Pages S2785-96
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Matthew Bassett, of Tennessee, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health 
and Human Services.
  Amy Coney Barrett, of Indiana, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Seventh Circuit.
  John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Sixth Circuit.
  Joan Louise Larsen, of Michigan, to be United States Circuit Judge 
for the Sixth Circuit.
  Kevin Christopher Newsom, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit 
Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.
  David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District Judge for the 
District of Idaho.
  Scott L. Palk, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for 
the Western District of Oklahoma.
  Damien Michael Schiff, of California, to be a Judge of the United 
States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years.
  David Ryan Stras, of Minnesota, to be United States Circuit Judge for 
the Eighth Circuit.
  7 Army nominations in the rank of general.
  1 Marine Corps nomination in the rank of general.
  Routine lists in the Air Force, Army, and Navy.
Pages S2819-20

Messages from the House:
  Page S2799

Executive Communications:
  Pages S2799-S2800

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S2801-02

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S2802-03

Additional Statements:
  Pages S2798-99

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S2803

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--123) 
                                                         Pages S2795-96

Adjournment: Senate convened at 2 p.m. and adjourned at 7:31 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. (For Senate's program, see the 
remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S2815.)

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Committee Meetings
(Committees not listed did not meet)

RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE IN THE 2016 ELECTION
Committee on the Judiciary: Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism 
concluded a hearing to examine Russian interference in the 2016 United 
States election, after receiving testimony from Sally Quillian Yates, 
former Acting Attorney General, Atlanta, Georgia; and James R. Clapper, 
former Director of National Intelligence, Fairfax, Virginia.



    


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