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Senate to Vote on FDA and USAF Nominees, House Not in Session

Senate Legislative Activity

The Senate will convene today, May 8 at 2:00 pm.

Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will resume consideration of the nomination of Heather Wilson to be Secretary of the Air Force, with up to 4 hours of debate equally divided.  Upon the use or yielding back of time, the Senate will vote on confirmation of the nomination.

Following disposition of the Wilson nomination, the Senate will immediately vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #53, the nomination of Scott Gottlieb, of Connecticut, to be Commissioner of Food and Drugs, Department of Health and Human Services.

Monday May 8 as early as 5:30 pm – 2 roll call votes

  1. Confirmation of Heather Wilson to be Secretary of the Air Force

  2. Motion to invoke cloture on Scott Gottlieb to be Commissioner, Food and Drug Administration

House Legislative Activity

The House is not in session this week.

Sources:  www.democrats.senate.govhttp://www.majorityleader.gov/

 

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