The Senate convened at 3:00pm.
Pete Ricketts (R) was sworn-in as the new senator for the State of Nebraska, appointed to fill the seat vacated by Senator Sasse.
By a vote of 60-35, the Senate confirmed the nomination of Brendan Owens to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense.
The Senate recessed tonight at 6:27 p.m. and stands in recess until Tuesday January 24th at 10 a.m. Following leader remarks, the Senate will recess from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for the weekly caucus meetings. There are no votes scheduled for Tuesday’s session at this time.