Executive Sessionby Senator John Cornyn
Posted on 2013-12-16
CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the
Senator from Missouri (Mr. Blunt), the Senator from South Carolina (Mr.
Graham), the Senator from Illinois (Mr. Kirk), the Senator from Arizona
(Mr. McCain), the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Paul), and the Senator
from Louisiana (Mr. Vitter).
Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Arizona (Mr. McCain) would have voted ``nay.'' The result was announced--yeas 78, nays 16, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 274 Ex.] YEAS--78 Ayotte Baldwin Baucus Begich Bennet Blumenthal Booker Boozman Boxer Brown Burr Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Chambliss Coats Cochran Collins Coons Corker Cornyn Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Fischer Flake Franken Gillibrand Grassley Hagan Harkin Hatch Heinrich Heitkamp Hirono Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johnson (SD) Johnson (WI) Kaine King Klobuchar Landrieu Leahy Levin Manchin Markey McCaskill McConnell Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murkowski Murphy Murray Nelson Portman Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Sanders Schatz Schumer Shaheen Stabenow Tester Thune Toomey Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Warner Warren Whitehouse Wicker Wyden NAYS--16 Alexander Barrasso Coburn Crapo Cruz Enzi Heller Johanns Lee Moran Risch Roberts Rubio Scott Sessions Shelby NOT VOTING--6 Blunt Graham Kirk McCain Paul Vitter The nomination was confirmed.