Senate Democrats

Roll Call Vote on motion to proceed to Executive Session (Price/HHS)

3:46pm The Senate began a 15 minute roll call vote on the motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services (for the purpose of filing cloture).

Agreed to: 51-48

Once in Executive Session, Senator McConnell filed cloture on the nomination of Thomas Price to be Secretary of Health and Human Services. Cloture has already been filed on the DeVos (Education) and Sessions (Attorney General) nominations. The cloture motion with respect to the Price nomination will ripen upon disposition of the Sessions nomination.

 

Next – Procedural votes expected:

  1. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session
  2. Motion to proceed to Executive Session to consider Steven Mnuchin to be Secretary of the Treasury
  3. Motion to proceed to Legislative Session
  4. Motion to proceed to H.J.Res.41, SEC Resource Extraction Resolution of Disapproval