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                                           Wednesday, July 19, 2017

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                              Daily Digest

                                 Senate


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S4061-S4086

Measures Introduced: Fourteen bills and four resolutions were 
introduced, as follows: S. 1578-1591, and S. Res. 221-224. 
                                                         Pages S4081-82

Appointments:
  Board of Visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy: The Chair, on behalf 
of the Vice President, pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355(a), appointed the 
following Senator to the Board of Visitors of the U.S. Air Force 
Academy: Senator Daines (Committee on Appropriations).
  Pages S4085-86

Message from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report relative to the continuation 
of the national emergency with respect to significant transnational 
criminal organizations that was established in Executive Order 13581 on 
July 24, 2011; which was referred to the Committee on Banking, Housing, 
and Urban Affairs. (PM-13)
Page S4081
Bush Nomination--Agreement: Senate continued consideration of the 
nomination of John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States 
Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.
  Pages S4061-77
  During consideration of this nomination today, Senate also took the 
following action:
  By 51 yeas to 48 nays (Vote No. 163), Senate agreed to the motion to 
close further debate on the nomination.
Page S4064
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing that all time 
during morning business, recess, adjournment, and Leader remarks count 
post-cloture on the nomination.
Page S4086
  A unanimous-consent agreement was reached providing for further 
consideration of the nomination, post-cloture, at approximately 10 
a.m., on Thursday, July 20, 2017; that all post-cloture time on the 
nomination expire at 12:15 p.m.; and that notwithstanding the 
provisions of Rule XXII, the vote on the motion to invoke cloture on 
the nomination of David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary 
of the Interior occur at 1:45 p.m.
Page S4086
Nominations Received: Senate received the following nominations:
  Stephen Censky, of Missouri, to be Deputy Secretary of Agriculture.
  Joseph Kernan, of Florida, to be Under Secretary of Defense for 
Intelligence.
  Guy B. Roberts, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
  Hester Maria Peirce, of Ohio, to be a Member of the Securities and 
Exchange Commission for a term expiring June 5, 2020.
  Michael Dourson, of Ohio, to be Assistant Administrator for Toxic 
Substances of the Environmental Protection Agency.
  John J. Bartrum, of Indiana, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health 
and Human Services.
  Peter Henry Barlerin, of Colorado, to be Ambassador to the Republic 
of Cameroon.
  Daniel J. Kaniewski, of Minnesota, to be Deputy Administrator for 
National Preparedness, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department 
of Homeland Security.
  Kurt G. Alme, of Montana, to be United States Attorney for the 
District of Montana for the term of four years.
  Annemarie Carney Axon, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge 
for the Northern District of Alabama.
  Liles Clifton Burke, of Alabama, to be United States District Judge 
for the Northern District of Alabama.
  Donald Q. Cochran, Jr., of Tennessee, to be United States Attorney 
for the Middle District of Tennessee for the term of four years.
  Russell M. Coleman, of Kentucky, to be United States Attorney for the 
Western District of Kentucky for the term of four years.
  Peter E. Deegan, Jr., of Iowa, to be United States Attorney for the 
Northern District of Iowa for the term of four years.
  J. Cody Hiland, of Arkansas, to be United States Attorney for the 
Eastern District of Arkansas for the term of four years.

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  Marc Krickbaum, of Iowa, to be United States Attorney for the 
Southern District of Iowa for the term of four years.
  Brian J. Kuester, of Oklahoma, to be United States Attorney for the 
Eastern District of Oklahoma for the term of four years.
  R. Trent Shores, of Oklahoma, to be United States Attorney for the 
Northern District of Oklahoma for the term of four years.
Page S4086
Nominations Withdrawn: Senate received notification of withdrawal of 
the following nominations:
  James Clinger, of Pennsylvania, to be a Member of the Board of 
Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a term of 
six years, which was sent to the Senate on June 19, 2017.
  James Clinger, of Pennsylvania, to be Chairperson of the Board of 
Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation for a term of 
five years, which was sent to the Senate on June 19, 2017.
Page S4086

Messages from the House:
  Page S4081

Measures Referred:
  Page S4081

Executive Reports of Committees:
  Page S4081

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S4082-83

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Pages S4083-85

Additional Statements:
  Page S4080

Authorities for Committees to Meet:
  Page S4085

Privileges of the Floor:
  Page S4085

Record Votes: One record vote was taken today. (Total--163) 
                                                             Page S4064

Adjournment: Senate convened at 9:30 a.m. and adjourned at 5:32 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Thursday, July 20, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on page S4086.)



    


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