Executive Sessionby Senator Harry Reid
Posted on 2014-12-13
REID. There is a cloture motion at the desk, and I ask that it be
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The cloture motion having been presented under rule XXII, the Chair directs the clerk to read the motion.
The legislative clerk read as follows: 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 Vivek Hallegere Murthy, of Massachusetts, to be Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service and to be Surgeon General of the Public Health Service.
Harry Reid, Tom Harkin, 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., Elizabeth Warren, Richard J. Durbin, Christopher Murphy, Bernard Sanders.
Mr. REID. I move to proceed to legislative session.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The question is on agreeing to the motion.
Mr. REID. I ask for the yeas and nays.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Is there a sufficient second? There is a sufficient second.
The clerk will call the roll.
The assistant bill clerk called the roll.