February 27, 2017 12:15 PM

7:00pm roll call votes

The Senate is in Executive Session for the consideration of Executive Calendar #3, the nomination of Wilbur Ross, to be Secretary of Commerce.

At 3:00pm, Senator Sasse will be recognized to deliver Washington's Farewell Address.

Following the reading of Washington's Farewell Address, the Senate will resume consideration of the Ross nomination.

At 7:00pm, all remaining post-cloture time will be deemed expired and the Senate will proceed to vote on confirmation of the Ross nomination. Following that vote, the Senate will proceed to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ryan Zinke, to be Secretary of Interior.

2 roll call votes - 7:00pm

  • Confirmation of the nomination of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce
  • Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of Interior
 

As a reminder, Senator McConnell has also filed cloture on the following cabinet nominations:

  • Ben Carson (Secretary of Housing and Urban Development)
  • James Richard Perry (Secretary of Energy)
Each cloture petition will ripen upon disposition of the previous nomination, and each nomination is subject to 30 hours of post-cloture debate.