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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, December 5, 2018

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 America.

The Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Legislative Business (Wednesday, December 5)

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 5)

PN2556: 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: 253
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 12/05/2018.


By 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.