The Senate’s plan to vote on confirmation of Homeland Security Secretary Nominee Alejandro Mayorkas on Monday was scrapped after parts of Washington, DC fell more than 2 inches of snow on Sunday.

Voting now on Tuesday, Senate staff announced Twitter On Sunday night.

The Senate was scheduled to go into executive session on Monday to consider nomination before the Senate Homeland Security Committee voted to advance Mayorace’s nomination at 7-4pm in late January.

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A National Guard soldier stands in front of the US Capitol in Washington on Sunday, January 31, 2021 as snow falls.  (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

A National Guard soldier stands in front of the US Capitol in Washington on Sunday, January 31, 2021 as snow falls. (AP Photo / Alex Brandon)

The National Weather Service The US Capitol region was reported to have received 1.5 inches of snow, while the nearby runway Baltimore / Washington International received more than 3 inches of rain. Airport Warned off On Saturday, that snow could affect flights.

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More snow is expected on Monday, Granthshala 5 informed of.