April 6, 2017 07:05 PM

Wrap Up for Thursday, April 6, 2017

Roll Call Votes
  1. Motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; not invoked (McConnell changed his vote to 'no' in order to reconsider): 55-45.
  2. McConnell motion to reconsider the vote by which cloture was not invoked on the Gorsuch nomination; agreed to: 55-45.
  3. Schumer motion to postpone consideration of the Gorsuch nomination until 3:00pm on Monday, April 24th; not agreed to: 48-52.
  4. Schumer motion to adjourn until 5:00pm; not agreed to: 48-52.
  5. Shall the decision of the Chair stand (the Chair ruled that 60 votes are required on cloture for Supreme Court nominations); the decision of the Chair does not stand (therefore, cloture for Supreme Court nominations are now a majority vote threshold): 48-52.
  6. Motion to invoke cloture, upon reconsideration, on the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to be Associate Justice of the Supreme Court; not invoked: 55-45.

No Legislative Business

No Executive Business