Posted: 12:05 am ET
On Thursday, August 3, the U.S. Senate confirmed a slew of nominees for the State Department, including 11 new ambassadors. Also confirmed was Ambassador Mark Green as USAID Administrator and nominees for OPIC, and the United Nations.
The Senate will adjourned on Friday to convene for pro forma sessions only with no business conducted between now and September 1. Hey, that means no recess appointments. The Senate will next convene at 3:00pm on Tuesday, September 5, 2017.
Executive Calendar #229 – Nathan Alexander Sales to be Coordinator for Counterterrorism
Executive Calendar #239 – Carl Risch to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Consular Affairs)
Executive Calendar #291 – John P. Desrocher to be Ambassador to the People’s Democratic Republic of Algeria
Executive Calendar #227 – Kelly Knight Craft to be Ambassador of the United States to Canada
Executive Calendar #228 – Sharon Day to be Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Costa Rica
Executive Calendar #289 – Michael Arthur Raynor to be Ambassador to Ethiopia
Executive Calendar #232 – Luis Arreaga to be Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Guatemala
Executive Calendar #233 – Krishna Urs to be Ambassador of the United States to the Republic of Peru
Executive Calendar #230 – George Edward Glass to be Ambassador of the United States to the Portuguese Republic
Executive Calendar #231 – Robert Wood Johnson IV to be Ambassador of the United States to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Executive Calendar #235 – Lewis Eisenberg to be Ambassador to the Italian Republic, and to serve concurrently as Ambassador to the Republic of San Marino
Executive Calendar #290 – Maria E. Brewer to be Ambassador to the Republic of Sierra Leone
Executive Calendar #166 – Mark Andrew Green to be Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development.
Executive Calendar #234 – Kay Bailey Hutchison to be United States Permanent Representative on the Council of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization
Executive Calendar #237 – Kelley Eckels Currie to be Representative of the United States on the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations (ECOSOC)
Executive Calendar #238 – Kelley Eckels Currie to be an Alternate Representative of the United States to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations (UNGA)
Executive Calendar #236 – Ray Washburne to be President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation
Executive Calendar #245 – David Steele Bohigian to be Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation