Senate Democrats

Cloture not invoked tax extenders; next vote Tuesday

Cloture was not invoked on the Wyden substitute amendment #3060 (tax extenders) by a vote of 53-40. Senator Reid changed his vote to “no” and entered a motion to reconsider the failed vote at a later time.

 

There will be no further roll call votes this week. As previously announced, there will be no roll call votes on Monday. The next roll call vote will be at 5:30pm on Tuesday, May 20th.  There will be at least two roll call votes on Tuesday at 5:30pm on the following:

–          Confirmation of Executive Calendar #732, Gregg Jeffrey Costa, of Texas, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit and

–          Motion to Invoke cloture on Calendar #768, the nomination of Stanley Fischer, of New York, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System.

Additional roll call votes are possible Tuesday evening.

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