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  • Nomination of Vivek Hallegere Murthy to Be Medical Director in the Regular Corps of the Public Health Service, Subject to Qualifications Therefor as Provided By Law and Regulations, and to Be…

    by Senator Bernard Sanders

    Posted on 2014-12-15

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    SANDERS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent that the order for the quorum call be rescinded.



    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, it is so ordered.

    Mr. SANDERS. Mr. President, I ask unanimous consent to yield back any remaining time.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. Without objection, all time is yielded back.

    Cloture Motion The PRESIDING OFFICER. Pursuant to rule XXII, the Chair lays before the Senate the pending cloture motion, which the clerk will state.

    The assistant bill 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.

    The PRESIDING OFFICER. The question is, Is it the sense of the Senate that 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, shall be brought to a close? The yeas and nays are mandatory under the rule.

    The clerk will call the roll.

    The assistant legislative clerk called the roll.

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