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  • Electing Orrin G. Hatch to Be President Pro Tempore of the Senate of the United States

    by Senator Mitch McConnell

    Posted on 2015-01-06

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    McCONNELL. Mr. President, I have a resolution at the desk and ask for its immediate consideration.



    The VICE PRESIDENT. The clerk will report the resolution by title.

    The legislative clerk read as follows: A resolution (S. Res. 3) to elect Orrin G. Hatch, a Senator from the State of Utah, to be President pro tempore of the Senate of the United States.

    The VICE PRESIDENT. Without objection, the resolution is considered and agreed to.

    The resolution (S. Res. 3) reads as follows: S. Res. 3 Resolved, That Orrin G. Hatch, a Senator from the State of Utah, be, and he is hereby, elected President of the Senate pro tempore.

    Mr. McCONNELL. I move to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was agreed to.

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