The Senate convened at 3:00pm.
Invoked by a vote of 54-43: Motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #3, DeAndrea Gist Benjamin to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
Senators will depart from the Senate Chamber at 8:25pm to proceed as a body to the Hall of the House. At 9:00pm, President Joe Biden will deliver the State of the Union address from the Hall of the House of Representatives in the U.S. Capitol.
Following the President’s State of the Union Address, the Senate will stand adjourned until 10:00am on Thursday, February 9, 2023.
The Senate will not be in session on Wednesday, February 8, 2023.
On Thursday, February 9, 2023, the Senate will hold two roll call votes:
- Approximately 11:00am – Confirmation of the nomination of DeAndrea Gist Benjamin to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
- Approximately 1:45pm – Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cindy K. Chung to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.
During Tuesday’s session, Leader Schumer filed cloture on the following nominations:
- Cindy K. Chung to be United States Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.
- Gina R. Mendez-Miro to be United States District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico.