Mr. Tom Cotton, from the State of Arkansas, called the Senate
to order at 2:30 p.m., the Pastor Louie Giglio, of Passion City Church,
Atlanta, Georgia offered a prayer, and Mr. Cotton led the Senate in
reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United States of
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Legislative Business (Wednesday, December
S.Res. 715 (Sen. Cornyn)
A resolution honoring the life of President George
Herbert Walker Bush.
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and
with a preamble by Unanimous Consent.
Executive Business (Wednesday, December
Bernard L. McNamee, of Virginia, to be a Member of
the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term
expiring June 30, 2020
Considered by Senate.
Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 50 - 49. Record Vote Number:
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 12/05/2018.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Ms. Murkowski, at
6:47 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
9:30 a.m. tomorrow.