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Senate Floor Activity - Wednesday, July 12, 2017

The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 12 noon, the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore 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.

Executive Business (Wednesday, July 12)

PN117: William Francis Hagerty IV, of Tennessee, to be Ambassador to Japan
-- Cloture invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 89 - 11. Record Vote Number: 159
-- Considered by Senate.
-- By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 7/13/2017.

PN373: David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District Judge for the District of Idaho
-- Considered by Senate.
-- Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 100 - 0. Record Vote Number: 158


By unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Perdue, at 6:57 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until 12:30 a.m. tomorrow.