The Senate signed off on dozens of President TrumpDonald John TrumpDemocrats' CNN town halls exposed an extreme agenda Buttigieg says he doubts Sanders can win general election Post-Mueller, Trump has a good story to tell for 2020 MORE's nominees hours before the deadline to either approve them or force the administration to re-nominate them.

The Senate confirmed more than 60 nominations by voice vote on Wednesday night, the final day of the 115th Congress.

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellAddison (Mitch) Mitchell McConnellThe Hill's Morning Report - Will Joe Biden's unifying strategy work? Dems charge ahead on immigration Biden and Bernie set for clash MORE (R-Ky.) announced that he and Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles (Chuck) Ellis SchumerMJ Hegar announces Texas Senate bid Hillicon Valley: House Dems subpoena full Mueller report | DOJ pushes back at 'premature' subpoena | Dems reject offer to view report with fewer redactions | Trump camp runs Facebook ads about Mueller report | Uber gets B for self-driving cars Dem legal analyst says media 'overplayed' hand in Mueller coverage MORE (D-N.Y.) had reached a deal on executive-branch nominations.

"I'm glad the president will have more of his rightful team in place, and I'm glad that this group of newly confirmed nominees will be able to get to work on important business for the American people," McConnell said shortly before the slate of nominees was confirmed.

Trump has lamented the pace of confirmation votes for his picks, including blaming Schumer in a pair of tweets on Monday. 

Scheduling a floor vote is up to McConnell, but any one senator can force him to eat up days of time before a final vote on a nomination.

Included in the package that cleared the Senate on Wednesday night were ambassador nominations for nearly two dozen countries, including Arthur Culvahouse Jr. to be ambassador to Australia. The post has been empty since 2016. Sens. Bob CorkerRobert (Bob) Phillips CorkerEx-GOP Sen. Corker: Trump primary would be 'good thing for our country' Pollster says Trump unlikely to face 'significant' primary challenge GOP gets used to saying 'no' to Trump MORE (R-Tenn.) and Orrin HatchOrrin Grant HatchHatch warns 'dangerous' idea of court packing could hurt religious liberty Former Democratic aide pleads guilty to doxing GOP senators attending Kavanaugh hearing How do we prevent viral live streaming of New Zealand-style violence? MORE (R-Utah), both of whom are retiring, were floated for the job but said they weren't interested.

Sen. John CornynJohn CornynKushner saying immigration plan will be 'neutral' on legal admissions: report Cornyn campaign, Patton Oswalt trade jabs over comedian's support for Senate candidate MJ Hegar announces Texas Senate bid MORE (R-Texas), the outgoing Senate majority whip, noted the ambassador confirmations adding, "About time."

In addition to ambassador picks, the Senate's final nominations package of the 115th Congress included Steve Dillingham's nomination to be director of the Census Bureau, eight U.S. attorney nominations and members of the Federal Communications Commission and Election Assistance Commission.

The package did not include any federal lifetime judicial nominees, which have emerged as a key priority for McConnell and the Senate Republican Conference. Democrats vowed late last month that they would not sign off on including them after similar packages in 2018 earned harsh blowback from the party's progressive base.

Carmen Guerricagoitia McLean's nomination to be an associate judge of the Superior Court of the District Columbia was included in the final package.