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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 206 (Monday, December 18, 2017)]
[Daily Digest]
[Page D1336]
From the Congressional Record Online through GPO

                                          Monday, December 18, 2017

[[Page D1336]]

                              Daily Digest


Chamber Action
Routine Proceedings, pages S8051-S8072

Measures Introduced: Four bills were introduced, as follows: S. 2242-
  Page S8070

Measures Reported:
  S. 2155, to promote economic growth, provide tailored regulatory 
relief, and enhance consumer protections, with amendments.
Page S8070

Message from the President: Senate received the following message from 
the President of the United States:
  Transmitting, pursuant to law, a report on the National Security 
Strategy of the United States of America; which was referred to the 
Committee on Armed Services. (PM-22)
Page S8069
Newstead Nomination--Agreement: A unanimous-consent agreement was 
reached providing that at 12:00 noon, on Tuesday, December 19, 2017, 
Senate begin consideration of the nomination of Jennifer Gillian 
Newstead, of New York, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State, 
under the order of Thursday, December 14, 2017.
  Pages S8071-72
Nominations Confirmed: Senate confirmed the following nominations:
  By 62 yeas to 34 nays (Vote No. EX. 318), J. Paul Compton, Jr., of 
Alabama, to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban 
Pages S8054-64, S8072
  By 74 yeas to 23 nays (Vote No. EX. 319), Owen West, of Connecticut, 
to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
Pages S8054-64, S8072

Messages from the House:
  Page S8070

Measures Referred:
  Page S8070

Executive Communications:
  Page S8070

Additional Cosponsors:
  Pages S8070-71

Statements on Introduced Bills/Resolutions:
  Page S8071

Additional Statements:
  Page S8069

Record Votes: Two record votes were taken today. (Total--319) 
                                                             Page S8064

Adjournment: Senate convened at 3 p.m. and adjourned at 7:33 p.m., 
until 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 19, 2017. (For Senate's program, see 
the remarks of the Majority Leader in today's Record on pages S8071-


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