April 6, 2017 12:40 PM
Roll Call Vote on cloture on Gorsuch nomination, upon reconsiderationBy a vote of 48-52, the decision of the Chair does not stand as the decision of the Senate. The threshold for cloture on Supreme Court nominations is now a majority vote.
At 12:35pm, the Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Gorsuch nomination, upon reconsideration. This is now a majority vote threshold.