Executive Sessionby Senator John Cornyn
Posted on 2014-01-06
CORNYN. The following Senators are necessarily absent: the
Senator from South Carolina (Mr. Graham), the Senator from Utah (Mr.
Hatch), the Senator from Arizona (Mr. McCain), the Senator from
Kentucky (Mr. McConnell), the Senator from Kansas (Mr. Moran), the
Senator from Ohio (Mr. Portman), the Senator from South Dakota (Mr.
Thune), and the Senator from Kentucky (Mr. Paul).
Further, if present and voting, the Senator from Utah (Mr. Hatch) would have voted ``yea.'' The PRESIDING OFFICER (Mr. Donnelly). Are there any other Senators in the Chamber desiring to vote? The result was announced--yeas 56, nays 26, as follows: [Rollcall Vote No. 1 Ex.] YEAS--56 Alexander Ayotte Baucus Bennet Blumenthal Booker Boxer Brown Burr Cantwell Cardin Carper Casey Chambliss Coats Coburn Collins Coons Corker Donnelly Feinstein Flake Franken Gillibrand Hagan Heinrich Hirono Johnson (SD) Kaine Kirk Klobuchar Landrieu Leahy Levin Manchin McCaskill Menendez Merkley Mikulski Murkowski Murphy Murray Nelson Pryor Reed Reid Rockefeller Schatz Schumer Stabenow Tester Udall (CO) Udall (NM) Warner Whitehouse Wyden NAYS--26 Barrasso Blunt Boozman Cochran Cornyn Crapo Cruz Enzi Fischer Grassley Heller Hoeven Inhofe Isakson Johanns Johnson (WI) Lee Risch Roberts Rubio Scott Sessions Shelby Toomey Vitter Wicker NOT VOTING--18 Baldwin Begich Durbin Graham Harkin Hatch Heitkamp King Markey McCain McConnell Moran Paul Portman Sanders Shaheen Thune Warren The nomination was confirmed.