Executive Sessionby Senator Harry Reid
Posted on 2014-12-13
REID. Mr. President, I move to proceed to executive session to
consider Calendar No. 1072.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The question is on agreeing to the motion.
The motion was agreed to.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The clerk will report the nomination.
The assistant legislative clerk read the nomination of Amit Priyavadan Mehta, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.
Cloture Motion Mr. REID. I ask that the cloture motion, which is at the desk, be reported.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore. 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 Amit Priyavadan Mehta, of the District of Columbia, to be United States District Judge for the District of Columbia.
Harry Reid, Patrick J. Leahy, Christopher A. Coons, Dianne Feinstein, Richard J. Durbin, Richard Blumenthal, Brian Schatz, Debbie Stabenow, Michael F. Bennet, Jeff Merkley, Patty Murray, Barbara Boxer, Christopher Murphy, Edward J. Markey, Al Franken, Tom Harkin, Sheldon Whitehouse.