Portman asked unanimous consent that notwithstanding Rule 22, that Senator
Sanders be recognized to make a motion to discharge S.J. Res. 54, that there be
time for debate on the motion until 4:00 PM and that of that time 10 minutes be
under control of the Chairman and 10 minutes for the Ranking Member and the
remaining time be equally divided between the Leaders or their designees, and
at 4:00 PM the Senate vote in relation to the motion to discharge, and following
the disposition of the motion the Senate resume executive session and the time
spent in legislative session count postcloture on the Farr nomination.
unanimous consent request was agreed to, and Senator Sanders made the motion to
discharge S.J.Res.54 from the Committee on Foreign Relations.