EXECUTIVE SESSION; Congressional Record Vol. 164, No. 157
(Senate - September 24, 2018)

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                           EXECUTIVE SESSION

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                           EXECUTIVE CALENDAR

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the Senate will 
proceed to executive session for the en bloc consideration of the 
following nominations, which the clerk will report:
  The bill clerk read the nominations of Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, 
to be Representative of the United States of America to the 
International Atomic Energy Agency, with the rank of Ambassador, and 
Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States 
of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of 
Ambassador.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Senator from Georgia.
  Mr. ISAKSON. All time is yielded back on both sides, and I call for 
the rollcall vote.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Will the Senate advise and 
consent to the Wolcott and Wolcott nominations?
  Mr. ISAKSON. 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 bill clerk called the roll.
  Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the 
Senator from Tennessee (Mr. Corker), the Senator from Arizona (Mr. 
Flake), the Senator from Wisconsin (Mr. Johnson), the Senator from 
Kentucky (Mr. Paul), and the Senator from Nebraska (Mr. Sasse).
  Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Paul) 
would have voted ``nay.''
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley) is 
necessarily absent.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber 
desiring to vote?
  The result was announced--yeas 75, nays 19, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 213 Ex.]

                                YEAS--75

     Alexander
     Baldwin
     Barrasso
     Bennet
     Blumenthal
     Blunt
     Boozman
     Brown
     Burr
     Cantwell
     Capito
     Carper
     Casey
     Cassidy
     Collins
     Coons
     Cornyn
     Cortez Masto
     Cotton
     Crapo
     Cruz
     Daines
     Donnelly
     Duckworth
     Enzi
     Ernst
     Fischer
     Gardner
     Graham
     Grassley
     Hassan
     Hatch
     Heitkamp
     Hirono
     Hoeven
     Hyde-Smith
     Inhofe
     Isakson
     Jones
     Kaine
     Kennedy
     King
     Klobuchar
     Kyl
     Lankford
     Lee
     Manchin
     McCaskill
     McConnell
     Menendez
     Moran
     Murkowski
     Murphy
     Murray
     Nelson
     Perdue
     Peters
     Portman
     Risch
     Roberts
     Rounds
     Rubio
     Schumer
     Scott
     Shaheen
     Shelby
     Smith
     Sullivan
     Tester
     Thune
     Tillis
     Toomey
     Warner
     Wicker
     Young

                                NAYS--19

     Booker
     Cardin
     Durbin
     Feinstein
     Gillibrand
     Harris
     Heinrich
     Heller
     Leahy
     Markey
     Reed
     Sanders
     Schatz
     Stabenow
     Udall
     Van Hollen
     Warren
     Whitehouse
     Wyden

                             NOT VOTING--6

     Corker
     Flake
     Johnson
     Merkley
     Paul
     Sasse
  The nominations were confirmed en bloc.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Under the previous order, the motions to 
reconsider are considered made and laid upon the table en bloc and the 
President will be immediately notified of the Senate's action.

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