Mr. Thom Tillis, from the State of North Carolina, called the
Senate to order at 12:45 p.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and Mr.
Tillis led the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of
the United States of America.
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.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell,
at 1:41 p.m, the Senate adjourned, Adjourned under the order of
yesterday., under its order of today, until 2 p.m. on Monday,
January 9, 2017.