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  • Executive Session

    by Senator Harry Reid

    Posted on 2014-12-13

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    REID. Could we have order.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The Senate will come to order.

    Mr. REID. Madam President, we have a series of votes we are going to do today and we are going to cut the votes off at the exact time, so everybody would be better off to stay here on the Senate floor because these are going to move every 20 minutes.

    Cloture Motion There is a cloture motion at the desk which I ask the Chair to order be reported.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The cloture motion having been presented under rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.

    Cloture Motion We, the undersigned Senators, in accordance with the provisions of rule XXII of the Standing Rules of the Senate, hereby move to bring to a close debate on the nomination of Sarah R. Saldana, of Texas, to be an Assistant Secretary of Homeland Security.

    Harry Reid, Thomas R. Carper, Patrick J. Leahy, Patty Murray, Tom Udall, Brian Schatz, Charles E. Schumer, Barbara Boxer, Benjamin L. Cardin, Richard Blumenthal, Jeff Merkley, Al Franken, Robert P. Casey, Jr., Martin Heinrich, Elizabeth Warren, Richard J. Durbin, Christopher Murphy.

    Mr. REID. Madam President, I ask unanimous consent that the mandatory quorum under rule XXII be waived.

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