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Roll Call Vote on cloture on Lighthizer nomination (USTR)

11:00am The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Executive Calendar #52, the nomination of Robert Lighthizer, of Florida, to be United States Trade Representative;

Invoked: 81-15

There will now be up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation. It is possible the confirmation vote will occur this afternoon.