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Nominations Failed or Returned to the President


The following Executive Nominations were returned to the President, pursuant to Senate rules, or were disapproved by the Senate during the current Congress.
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2020-01-03 PN1323 Department of Transportation

Finch Fulton, of Alabama, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1320 Foreign Service

Nomination for Laura Farnsworth Dogu, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on December 2, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1317 The Judiciary

Matthew Thomas Schelp, of Missouri, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1316 The Judiciary

Iris Lan, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1315 The Judiciary

David Cleveland Joseph, of Louisiana, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1313 The Judiciary

John F. Heil III, of Oklahoma, to be United States District Judge for the Northern, Eastern and Western Districts of Oklahoma. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1312 The Judiciary

William Scott Hardy, of Pennsylvania, to be United States District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1311 The Judiciary

John Peter Cronan, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1308 Foreign Service

Nomination for Gunter E. Schwabe, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on November 21, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1307 Foreign Service

Nominations beginning Michael Lally, and ending Dale Tasharski, which 2 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on November 21, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1306 Foreign Service

Nominations beginning Scott L. Anderson, and ending Conrad WP. Wong, which 28 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on November 21, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1305 Foreign Service

Nominations beginning Alan Turley, and ending Eric Wolff, which 5 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on November 21, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1304 The Judiciary

Jennifer P. Togliatti, of Nevada, to be United States District Judge for the District of Nevada. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1303 The Judiciary

Todd Wallace Robinson, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1302 The Judiciary

Michelle M. Pettit, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1301 The Judiciary

Joshua M. Kindred, of Alaska, to be United States District Judge for the District of Alaska. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1300 The Judiciary

Steve Kim, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1299 The Judiciary

Knut Sveinbjorn Johnson, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1298 The Judiciary

John W. Holcomb, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1297 The Judiciary

Andrew Lynn Brasher, of Alabama, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1295 Coast Guard

Nominations beginning JENNIFER J. CONKLIN, and ending GENNARO A. RUOCCO, which 10 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on November 19, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1288 Coast Guard

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Coast Guard to the grade indicated under title 14 U.S.C., section 2121(d): Rear Adm. (lh) Thomas G. Allan, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) Laura M. Dickey, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) Douglas M. Fears, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) John W. Mauger, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) Nathan A. Moore, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) Brian K. Penoyer, to be Rear Admiral Rear Adm. (lh) Matthew W. Sibley, to be Rear Admiral Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1286 The Judiciary

Edward Hulvey Meyers, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1285 The Judiciary

Kathryn C. Davis, of Maryland, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1251 The Judiciary

Grace Karaffa Obermann, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1244 The Judiciary

Stephen A. Vaden, of Tennessee, to be a Judge of the United States Court of International Trade. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1243 The Judiciary

Stephen Sidney Schwartz, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1242 The Judiciary

Rick Lloyd Richmond, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1240 The Judiciary

R. Shireen Matthews, of California, to be a United States District Judge for the Southern District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1239 The Judiciary

Sandy Nunes Leal, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1237 United States Parole Commission

Almo J. Carter, of the District of Columbia, to be a Commissioner of the United States Parole Commission for a term of six years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1236 The Judiciary

Adam L. Braverman, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1235 The Judiciary

Fernando L. Aenlle-Rocha, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1230 United States Agency for International Development

Jenny A. McGee, of Texas, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1227 Coast Guard

Nominations beginning RYAN G. ANGELO, and ending JEFFREY S. ZAMARIN, which 160 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on October 15, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1225 Coast Guard

Nominations beginning ERIN N. ADLER, and ending MARC A. ZLOMEK, which 81 nominations were received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on October 15, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1221 Navy

Nomination for Paul S. Ruben, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on October 15, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1183 Coast Guard

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Coast Guard to the grade indicated under title 14 U.S.C., section 2121(e): Captain Christopher A. Bartz, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Scott W. Clendenin, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Mark J. Fedor, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Shannon N. Gilreath, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Jonathan P. Hickey, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Gregory T. Prestidge, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Captain Melissa L. Rivera, to be Rear Admiral (Lower Half) Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1176 The Judiciary

Cory T. Wilson, of Mississippi, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Mississippi. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1163 Department of State

Barbera Hale Thornhill, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Singapore. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1162 Department of State

Leora Rosenberg Levy, of Connecticut, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Chile. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1160 Department of State

William Ellison Grayson, of California, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Estonia. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1157 Department of the Interior

Katharine MacGregor, of Pennsylvania, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1156 Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

James P. Danly, of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the remainder of the term expiring June 30, 2023. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1110 The Judiciary

Scott J. Laurer, of Virginia, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims for the term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1104 National Foundation on the Arts and the Humanities

Robert Joseph Kruckemeyer, of Texas, to be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities for a term expiring January 26, 2022. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1052 Department of Justice

Thomas L. Leonard III, of Michigan, to be United States Attorney for the Western District of Michigan for the term of four years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1049 Department of Justice

Owen McCurdy Cypher, of Michigan, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Michigan for the term of four years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN1016 Army

Nomination for Shawn D. Smith, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on July 31, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN969 Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Keith E. Sonderling, of Florida, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for a term expiring July 1, 2024. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN896 The Judiciary

Halil Suleyman Ozerden, of Mississippi, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN893 The Judiciary

Daniel Z. Epstein, of Texas, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN870 Air Force

Nomination for Robert B. Goss, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on June 18, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN856 The Judiciary

Kevin Ray Sweazea, of New Mexico, to be United States District Judge for the District of New Mexico. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN846-2 Army

Nomination for DAVID J. PAINTER, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on June 5, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN835 Department of Justice

Kenneth Charles Canterbury, Jr., of South Carolina, to be Director, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN797 Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation

Stephen R. Bough, of Missouri, to be a Member of the Board of Trustees of the Harry S Truman Scholarship Foundation for a term expiring December 10, 2021. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN770 Amtrak Board of Directors

Theodore Rokita, of Indiana, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for the remainder of the term expiring January 3, 2021. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN735 Army

Nomination for James E. Matisko, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on May 13, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN721 Department of Justice

Vincent F. DeMarco, of New York, to be United States Marshal for the Eastern District of New York for the term of four years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN711 Army

Nomination for Nathan Gorn, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on May 2, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN696-2 Army

The following named officers for appointment in the Reserve of the Army to the grades indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 12203: Col. Jed J. Schaertl, to be Brigadier General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN619-2 Army

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Army to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624: Brig. Gen. David M. Hamilton, to be Major General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN618 Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services

Richard Giacolone, of Virginia, to be Federal Mediation and Conciliation Director. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN615 Federal Labor Relations Authority

Catherine Bird, of Texas, to be General Counsel of the Federal Labor Relations Authority for a term of five years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN564 United States Agency for International Development

Alma L. Golden, of Texas, to be an Assistant Administrator of the United States Agency for International Development. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN558 Navy

Nomination for Robert K. Debuse, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on April 1, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN533 Air Force

Nomination for Thomas L. Rempfer, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on March 26, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN504 Department of State

John Linder, of Georgia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN480 Army

Nomination for James L. Pope, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on March 5, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN479 Army

Nomination for David L. Johnson, which nomination was received by the Senate and appeared in the Congressional Record on March 5, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN460 Army

The following named officer for appointment as Vice Chief of the National Guard Bureau and for appointment to the grade indicated in the Reserve of the Army under title 10, U.S.C., sections 601 and 10505: Lt. Gen. Timothy J. Kadavy, to be Lieutenant General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN388 Farm Credit Administration

Rodney K. Brown, of California, to be a Member of the Farm Credit Administration Board, Farm Credit Administration, for a term expiring October 13, 2024. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN375 The Judiciary

Mark C. Scarsi, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN374 The Judiciary

Jeremy B. Rosen, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN369 The Judiciary

Stanley Blumenfeld, of California, to be United States District Judge for the Central District of California. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN366 United States Tax Court

Mark Van Dyke Holmes, of New York, to be a Judge of the United States Tax Court for a term of fifteen years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN199 Small Business Administration

David Christian Tryon, of Ohio, to be Chief Counsel for Advocacy, Small Business Administration. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN197 Federal Election Commission

James E. Trainor III, of Texas, to be a Member of the Federal Election Commission for a term expiring April 30, 2023. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN194 Department of Justice

Shannon Lee Goessling, of Florida, to be Director of the Violence Against Women Office, Department of Justice. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN182 Department of Homeland Security

William Bryan, of Virginia, to be Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN166 Corporation for National and Community Service

Heather Reynolds, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring September 14, 2021. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN156 Corporation for National and Community Service

Victoria Ann Hughes, of Virginia, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for National and Community Service for a term expiring October 6, 2021. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN145 Department of State

Christine J. Toretti, of Pennsylvania, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Malta. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN142 Peace Corps

Alan R. Swendiman, of North Carolina, to be Deputy Director of the Peace Corps. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN137 International Monetary Fund

Mark Rosen, of Connecticut, to be United States Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund for a term of two years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN136 Department of State

Leandro Rizzuto, of New Jersey, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Barbados, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Federation of Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Antigua and Barbuda, the Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, and Saint Vincent and the Grenadines. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN134 Broadcasting Board of Governors

Michael Pack, of Maryland, to be Chief Executive Officer of the Broadcasting Board of Governors for the term of three years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN132 Department of State

Ronald Mortensen, of Utah, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Population, Refugees, and Migration). Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN128 Trade and Development Agency

Darrell E. Issa, of California, to be Director of the Trade and Development Agency. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN125 Department of State

Brett P. Giroir, of Texas, to be Representative of the United States on the Executive Board of the World Health Organization. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN107 Department of State

Marshall Billingslea, of Virginia, to be an Under Secretary of State (Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights). Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN106 Department of State

Pamela Bates, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, with the rank of Ambassador. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN93 Social Security Administration

Andrew M. Saul, of New York, to be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN86 Social Security Administration

David Fabian Black, of North Dakota, to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2019. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN72 Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

William Shaw McDermott, of Massachusetts, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring May 30, 2024. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN71 Amtrak Board of Directors

Leon A. Westmoreland, of Georgia, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN67 Corporation for Public Broadcasting

Don Munce, of Florida, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting for a term expiring January 31, 2024. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN63 Amtrak Board of Directors

Joseph Ryan Gruters, of Florida, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN61 Department of Transportation

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN60 Amtrak Board of Directors

Rick A. Dearborn, of Oklahoma, to be a Director of the Amtrak Board of Directors for a term of five years. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN59 Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Alan E. Cobb, of Kansas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority for a term expiring November 22, 2023. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN58 Consumer Product Safety Commission

Ann Marie Buerkle, of New York, to be Chairman of the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN57 Consumer Product Safety Commission

Ann Marie Buerkle, of New York, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for a term of seven years from October 27, 2018. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN48 Department of Transportation

Thelma Drake, of Virginia, to be Federal Transit Administrator. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN45 Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board

Lisa Vickers, of Texas, to be a Member of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board for a term expiring October 18, 2021. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN39 Department of Agriculture

Scott Hutchins, of Indiana, to be Under Secretary of Agriculture for Research, Education, and Economics. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN38 Department of Agriculture

Naomi C. Earp, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Agriculture. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN34-2 Marine Corps

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Marine Corps to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624: Col. Daniel Q. Greenwood, to be Brigadier General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN33-2 Marine Corps

The following named officers for appointment in the United States Marine Corps to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624: Brig. Gen. Austin E. Renforth, to be Major General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN31 Marine Corps

The following named officer for appointment in the United States Marine Corps to the grade indicated under title 10, U.S.C., section 624: Col. David Nathanson, to be Brigadier General Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN30 Navy

The following named officer for appointment in the United States Navy to the grade indicated under article II, section 2, clause 2, of the United States Constitution: Rear Adm. (lh) Ronny L. Jackson, to be Rear Admiral Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.


2020-01-03 PN23 Department of the Treasury

Geoffrey William Seiji Okamoto, of California, to be Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury. Returned to the President under the provisions of Senate Rule XXXI, paragraph 6 of the Standing Rules of the Senate.