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SENATE FLOOR DEBATE


September 11, 2019 9:30 a.m.

The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Stephen Akard, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador, Dale Cabaniss, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management for a term of four years; James Byrne, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and later on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Michelle Bowman, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Thomas Feddo, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security; Jennifer Nordquist, to be U.S. Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; and confirmation of the nominations of  Stephanie L. Haines, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Ada E. Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Steven D. Grimberg, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Steven C. Seeger, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Mary S. McElroy, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Rhode Island; and Stephanie A. Gallagher, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland.