June 9, 2016 10:16 AM

Republicans object to McWatters confirmation vote

Senator Heitkamp asked unanimous consent that the Senate proceed to Executive Session and the Banking Committee be discharged from further consideration of:

PN 1053, the nomination of John Mark McWatters, of Texas, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States;

that the Senate proceed to its consideration and vote without intervening action or debate.

Senator Shelby objected.