Executive Sessionby Senator John Cornyn
Posted on 2013-12-16
CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the
Senator from New Hampshire (Ms. Ayotte), 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).
The result was announced--yeas 53, nays 38, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 277 Leg.] YEAS--53 Baldwin Baucus Begich Bennet Blumenthal Booker Boxer Brown Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Coons Donnelly Durbin Feinstein Franken Gillibrand Hagan Harkin Heinrich Heitkamp Hirono Johnson (SD) Kaine King Klobuchar Leahy Manchin Markey McCaskill Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murphy Murray Nelson Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Sanders Schatz Schumer Shaheen Stabenow Tester Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Warner Warren Whitehouse Wyden NAYS--38 Alexander Barrasso Boozman Burr Chambliss Coats Coburn Cochran Collins Corker Cornyn Crapo Cruz Enzi Fischer Flake Grassley Hatch Heller Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johanns Johnson (WI) Lee McConnell Moran Murkowski Portman Risch Roberts Rubio Scott Sessions Shelby Thune Toomey Wicker NOT VOTING--9 Ayotte Blunt Graham Kirk Landrieu Levin McCain Paul Vitter The motion was agreed to.
The PRESIDING OFFICER. The clerk will report the nomination.
The bill clerk read the nomination of Alejandro Nicholas Mayorkas, of the District of Columbia, to be Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security.