CLOTURE MOTION; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 203
(Senate - December 16, 2019)

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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 clerk will report the motion.
  The legislative 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 conference 
     report to accompany S. 1790, an original bill to authorize 
     appropriations for fiscal year 2020 for military activities 
     of the Department of Defense, for military construction, and 
     for defense activities of the Department of Energy, to 
     prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal year, 
     and for other purposes.
         Mitch McConnell, John Boozman, Kevin Cramer, John Cornyn, 
           Mike Crapo, Shelley Moore Capito, Pat Roberts, John 
           Thune, James Lankford, James E. Risch, Deb Fischer, 
           Lamar Alexander, Richard Burr, John Barrasso, James M. 
           Inhofe, Johnny Isakson, Steve Daines.

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. By unanimous consent, the mandatory quorum 
call has been waived.
  Is it the sense of the Senate that debate on the conference report to 
accompany S. 1790, an original bill to authorize appropriations for 
fiscal year 2020 for military activities of the Department of Defense, 
for military construction, and for defense activities of the Department 
of Energy, to prescribe military personnel strengths for such fiscal 
year, and for other purposes, shall be brought to a close?
  The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
  The clerk will call the roll.
  The legislative clerk called the roll.
  Mr. THUNE. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator 
from Louisiana (Mr. Cassidy), the Senator from Montana (Mr. Daines), 
the Senator from South Carolina (Mr. Graham), the Senator from Georgia 
(Mr. Isakson), the Senator from Louisiana (Mr. Kennedy), the Senator 
from Georgia (Mr. Perdue), the Senator from Nebraska (Mr. Sasse), and 
the Senator from Pennsylvania (Mr. Toomey).
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from Colorado (Mr. Bennet), 
the Senator from New Jersey (Mr. Booker), the Senator from Illinois 
(Ms. Duckworth), the Senator from California (Ms. Harris), the Senator 
from Minnesota (Ms. Klobuchar), the Senator from Massachusetts (Mr. 
Markey), the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Merkley), the Senator from 
Vermont (Mr. Sanders), the Senator from Massachusetts (Ms. Warren), and 
the Senator from Oregon (Mr. Wyden) are necessarily absent.
  The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 76, nays 6, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 398 Leg.]

                                YEAS--76

     Alexander
     Baldwin
     Barrasso
     Blackburn
     Blumenthal
     Blunt
     Boozman
     Brown
     Burr
     Cantwell
     Capito
     Cardin
     Casey
     Collins
     Coons
     Cornyn
     Cortez Masto
     Cotton
     Cramer
     Crapo
     Cruz
     Durbin
     Ernst
     Feinstein
     Fischer
     Gardner
     Grassley
     Hassan
     Hawley
     Heinrich
     Hirono
     Hoeven
     Hyde-Smith
     Inhofe
     Johnson
     Jones
     Kaine
     King
     Lankford
     Leahy
     Manchin
     McConnell
     McSally
     Menendez
     Moran
     Murkowski
     Murphy
     Murray
     Peters
     Portman
     Reed
     Risch
     Roberts
     Romney
     Rosen
     Rounds
     Rubio
     Schatz
     Schumer
     Scott (FL)
     Scott (SC)
     Shaheen
     Shelby
     Sinema
     Smith
     Stabenow
     Sullivan
     Tester
     Thune
     Tillis
     Udall
     Van Hollen
     Warner
     Whitehouse
     Wicker
     Young

                                NAYS--6

     Braun
     Carper
     Enzi
     Gillibrand
     Lee
     Paul

                             NOT VOTING--18

     Bennet
     Booker
     Cassidy
     Daines
     Duckworth
     Graham
     Harris
     Isakson
     Kennedy
     Klobuchar
     Markey
     Merkley
     Perdue
     Sanders
     Sasse
     Toomey
     Warren
     Wyden

  The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 76, the nays are 6.
  Three-fifths of the Senators duly chosen and sworn having voted in 
the affirmative, the motion is agreed to.

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