February 1, 2017 - Issue: Vol. 163, No. 17 — Daily Edition115th Congress (2017 - 2018) - 1st Session
MOTION TO PROCEED TO EXECUTIVE SESSION; Congressional Record Vol. 163, No. 17
(Senate - February 01, 2017)
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[Page S554] From the Congressional Record Online through the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov] MOTION TO PROCEED TO EXECUTIVE SESSION Mr. McCONNELL. Mr. President, I move that the Senate proceed to executive session to consider Calendar No. 11, Elisabeth DeVos to be Secretary of Education. The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is on agreeing to the motion. Mr. McCONNELL. I ask for the yeas and nays. The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there a sufficient second? There appears to be a sufficient second. The clerk will call the roll. The senior assistant legislative clerk called the roll. Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Delaware (Mr. Coons) is necessarily absent. The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Gardner). Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The result was announced--yeas 52, nays 47, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 40 Leg.] YEAS--52 Alexander Barrasso Blunt Boozman Burr Capito Cassidy Cochran Collins Corker Cornyn Cotton Crapo Cruz Daines Enzi Ernst Fischer Flake Gardner Graham Grassley Hatch Heller Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johnson Kennedy Lankford Lee McCain McConnell Moran Murkowski Paul Perdue Portman Risch Roberts Rounds Rubio Sasse Scott Sessions Shelby Sullivan Thune Tillis Toomey Wicker Young NAYS--47 Baldwin Bennet Blumenthal Booker Brown Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Cortez Masto Donnelly Duckworth Durbin Feinstein Franken Gillibrand Harris Hassan Heinrich Heitkamp Hirono Kaine King Klobuchar Leahy Manchin Markey McCaskill Menendez Merkley Murphy Murray Nelson Peters Reed Sanders Schatz Schumer Shaheen Stabenow Tester Udall Van Hollen Warner Warren Whitehouse Wyden NOT VOTING--1 Coons The motion was agreed to. ____________________