This morning at 11:30am, the Senate will vote on whether or not to invoke cloture on the Acosta nomination. Mr. Acosta was President Donald Trump’s second choice, announced after Andrew … Continued
From Mattis through Rosenstein, twenty-one confirmation votes have occurred on the Senate floor, filling every major Cabinet position but the Secretary of Labor (to be held by week’s end), a … Continued
The Senate confirmed Rod Rosenstein overwhelmingly today as the Deputy Attorney General. The full Senate breakdown can be found below.
Former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue was confirmed as President Trump’s Secretary of Agriculture overwhelmingly, with only the most liberal members of the Senate voting in opposition.
After yesterday’s string of votes which ended the filibuster on Supreme Court nominations and saw Mr. Gorsuch receive a 55-45 vote on cloture, the Senate is expected to confirm him … Continued
After the rule change just voted on in the Senate, a simple majority will invoke cloture and set up the final confirmation vote for Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch.
With cloture failing under the old rules, here we go. Senator Mitch McConnell appeals to the Senate President, his appeal runs contrary to the traditional rules, McConnell then wants to … Continued
This morning, the Senate convenes and will vote to invoke cloture on the Neil Gorsuch nomination. Unlike the Cabinet nominations we have tracked, Supreme Court nominations currently require sixty votes for … Continued
As it is clear Democrats intend to filibuster the nomination of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell had reiterated he will get Gorsuch confirmed. His … Continued
Usually, this position does not require a Senate confirmation, but Lt. Gen. McMaster needed the Senate to confirm his third star. McMaster’s selection for the role was praised by Republicans … Continued