The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 9:30
a.m., 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 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.
Executive Business (Wednesday, July 19)
John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States
Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit
Considered by Senate.
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 7/20/2017.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. McConnell, at
5:32 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
10 a.m. tomorrow.