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  • Executive Session

    by Senator Mitch McConnell

    Posted on 2015-12-16

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    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to executive session to consider the following nominations en bloc: Calendar Nos. 269, 433, 435, 436, and 437.



    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    The clerk will report the nominations en bloc.

    The senior assistant legislative clerk read the nominations of Thomas O. Melia, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development; Gabriel Camarillo, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Air Force; Marcel John Lettre, II, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence; the Navy, Vice Adm. Kurt W. Tidd to be Admiral; and Thomas Edgar Rothman, of Maryland, to be a Member of the National Council on the Arts for a term expiring September 3, 2016.

    Thereupon, the Senate proceeded to consider the nominations en bloc.

    Mr. McCONNELL. I ask unanimous consent that the Senate vote en bloc without intervening action or debate on the nominations in the order listed; that following disposition of the nominations, the motions to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order to any of the nominations; that any statements related to the nominations be printed in the Record; and that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the Melia, Camarillo, Lettre, Tidd, and Rothman nominations en bloc? The nominations were confirmed en bloc.

    Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the following nomination under the privileged section of the Executive Calendar: PN892; that the Senate vote on the nomination with no intervening action or debate; that the motion to reconsider be considered made and laid upon the table with no intervening action or debate; that no further motions be in order to the nomination; that any related statements be printed in the Record; that the President be immediately notified of the Senate's action and the Senate then resume legislative session.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    The clerk will report the nomination.

    The senior assistant legislative clerk read the nomination of Steven Michael Haro, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce.

    Thereupon, the Senate proceeded to consider the nomination.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and consent to the Haro nomination? The nomination was confirmed.

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