[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 188 (Thursday, November 16, 2017)]
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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 Dabney Langhorne Friedrich, of California, to be United
States District Judge for the District of Columbia.
Mitch McConnell, John Hoeven, Thom Tillis, Tom Cotton,
Cory Gardner, Jerry Moran, John Barrasso, Luther
Strange, Mike Crapo, John Cornyn, Richard Burr, Mike
Rounds, Orrin G. Hatch, David Perdue, Marco Rubio, John
Thune, John Boozman.
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 Dabney Langhorne Friedrich, of California, to be United
States District Judge for the District of Columbia, shall be brought to
The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.
The clerk will call the roll.
The assistant bill clerk called the roll.
Mr. DURBIN. I announce that the Senator from New Jersey (Mr. Booker),
the Senator from Minnesota (Mr. Franken), and the Senator from New
Jersey (Mr. Menendez) are necessarily absent.
The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Sasse). Are there any other Senators in
the Chamber desiring to vote?
The yeas and nays resulted--yeas 93, nays 4, as follows:
[Rollcall Vote No. 279 Ex.]
The PRESIDING OFFICER. On this vote, the yeas are 93, the nays are 4.
The motion is agreed to.