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The PRESIDING OFFICER. Pursuant to rule XXII, the Chair lays before
the Senate the pending cloture motion, which the clerk will state.
The senior assistant legislative clerk read as follows:
We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the
provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate,
do hereby move to bring to a close debate on the nomination
of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District Judge
for the District of Idaho.
Mitch McConnell, Chuck Grassley, Deb Fischer, Steve
Daines, Luther Strange, Bob Corker, Thom Tillis, Tom
Cotton, Tim Scott, Johnny Isakson, Richard C. Shelby,
Michael B. Enzi, Richard Burr, John Hoeven, David
Perdue, Roy Blunt, Todd Young.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. By unanimous consent, the mandatory quorum
call has been waived.
The question is, Is it the sense of the Senate that debate on the
nomination of David C. Nye, of Idaho, to be United States District
Judge for the District of Idaho, shall be brought to a close?
The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
The clerk will call the roll.
The assistant bill clerk called the roll.
Mr. CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the
Senator from Alaska (Ms. Murkowski), the Senator from Ohio (Mr.
Portman), and the Senator from Alaska (Mr. Sullivan).
Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Alaska (Ms.
Murkowski) would have voted “yea.”
The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Lankford). Are there any other Senators in
the Chamber desiring to vote?
The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 97, nays 0, as follows:
[Rollcall Vote No. 157 Ex.]
The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 97, and the nays
The motion is agreed to.