[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 185 (Monday, November 13, 2017)]
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APPOINTMENT OF ACTING PRESIDENT PRO TEMPORE
The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will please read a communication to
the Senate from the President pro tempore (Mr. Hatch).
The senior assistant legislative clerk read the following letter:
President pro tempore,
Washington, DC, November 13, 2017.
To the Senate:
Under the provisions of rule I, paragraph 3, of the
Standing Rules of the Senate, I hereby appoint the Honorable
Joni Ernst, a Senator from the State of Iowa, to perform the
duties of the Chair.
Orrin G. Hatch,
President pro tempore.
Mrs. ERNST thereupon assumed the Chair as Acting President pro