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

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                             CLOTURE MOTION

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Pursuant to rule XXII, the Chair lays before 
the Senate the pending cloture motion, which the clerk will state.
  The bill clerk read as follows:

                             Cloture Motion

       We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the 
     provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, 
     do hereby move to bring to a close debate on the nomination 
     of Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a 
     Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for 
     the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019.
         Mitch McConnell, Richard C. Shelby, Todd Young, Pat 
           Roberts, Thom Tillis, Cory Gardner, Roger F. Wicker, 
           Mike Rounds, David Perdue, John Boozman, Roy Blunt, 
           Jerry Moran, Lamar Alexander, John Thune, Tim Scott, 
           John Barrasso, Steve Daines.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. By unanimous consent, the mandatory quorum 
call has been waived.
  The question is, Is it the sense of the Senate that debate on the 
nomination of Peter A. Feldman, of the District of Columbia, to be a 
Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the 
remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019, shall be brought to a 
close?
  The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
  The clerk will call the roll.
  The senior assistant legislative 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).
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley) is 
necessarily absent.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Daines). Are there any other Senators in 
the Chamber desiring to vote?
  The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 76, nays 18, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 214 Ex.]

                                YEAS--76

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

                                NAYS--18

     Blumenthal
     Booker
     Brown
     Cardin
     Durbin
     Gillibrand
     Harris
     Heinrich
     Menendez
     Reed
     Sanders
     Schatz
     Schumer
     Stabenow
     Udall
     Warren
     Whitehouse
     Wyden

                             NOT VOTING--6

     Corker
     Flake
     Johnson
     Merkley
     Paul
     Sasse
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 76, and the nays 
are 18.
  The motion is agreed to.

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