CLOTURE MOTION; Congressional Record Vol. 165, No. 205
(Senate - December 18, 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 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 John M. Gallagher, of Pennsylvania, to be United States 
     District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
         Mitch McConnell, Mike Crapo, Thom Tillis, Mike Rounds, 
           Lamar Alexander, John Hoeven, Roger F. Wicker, Pat 
           Roberts, John Thune, Cindy Hyde-Smith, John Boozman, 
           Tom Cotton, Chuck Grassley, Kevin Cramer, Steve Daines, 
           Todd Young, John Cornyn,

  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 John M. Gallagher, of Pennsylvania, to be United States 
District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, 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. THUNE. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the Senator 
from Georgia (Mr. Isakson) and the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Paul).
  Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from New Jersey (Mr. Booker), 
the Senator from California (Ms. Harris), the Senator from Minnesota 
(Ms. Klobuchar), the Senator from Vermont (Mr. Sanders), the Senator 
from Michigan (Ms. Stabenow), and the Senator from Massachusetts (Ms. 
Warren) are necessarily absent.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Are there any other Senators in the Chamber 
desiring to vote or change their vote?
  The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 82, nays 10, as follows:

                      [Rollcall Vote No. 407 Ex.]

                                YEAS--82

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

                                NAYS--10

     Bennet
     Cantwell
     Gillibrand
     Hirono
     Markey
     Merkley
     Murray
     Schatz
     Schumer
     Wyden

                             NOT VOTING--8

     Booker
     Harris
     Isakson
     Klobuchar
     Paul
     Sanders
     Stabenow
     Warren
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 82, the nays are 
10.
  The motion is agreed to.
  The Senate majority whip.


            Unanimous Consent Agreement--Executive Calendar

  Mr. THUNE. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the cloture 
motions on Executive Calendar Nos. 234 and 349 be withdrawn; further, 
that the confirmation votes on the nominations occur in the series of 
votes in the previous order, with all other provisions remaining in 
effect.
  The PRESIDING OFFICER. Is there objection?
  Without objection, it is so ordered.

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