United States Senate Democrats

02/17/2017 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/17/2017 09:53

Up to 4 roll call votes at approximately 12:30pm

At 12:30 PM, there will be a roll call vote on the motion to extend post-cloture debate on Executive Calendar #15, Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency.

If the motion is not adopted, following that vote there will be four minutes equally divided on the Pruitt nomination, followed by the confirmation vote on the Pruitt nomination, followed by the pending cloture vote on Executive Calendar #3, the nomination of Wilbur Ross to be Secretary of Commerce.

It is possible that there will be one additional procedural vote during this vote sequence.

Approximately 12:30pm

  1. Motion to extend post-cloture debate on nomination of Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator

Up to four minutes of debate

  1. Confirmation of Scott Pruitt, EPA Administrator
  2. Possible vote on motion to table the motion to reconsider the vote
  3. Motion to invoke cloture on Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce