The President pro tempore called the Senate to order at 9:30
a.m., the Chaplain offered a prayer, and the President pro tempore led
the Senate in reciting the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag of the United
States of America.
The JournalPursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the
proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.
Certain Procedures Dispensed WithPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the morning hour being deemed expired, and the times for the recognition
of the two leaders being reserved.
Transaction of Morning BusinessPursuant to the order of yesterday,
the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.
Executive Business (Friday, April 7)
Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be an Associate
Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States
Considered by Senate.
Confirmed by the Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 54 - 45. Record Vote Number:
Rod J. Rosenstein, of Maryland, to be Deputy
Motion to proceed to executive session to consideration of nomination
agreed to in Senate by Voice Vote.
Cloture motion presented in Senate.
By unanimous consent agreement, debate and vote 4/24/17.
AdjournmentBy unanimous consent, on the request of Mr. Barrasso, at
12:41 p.m., the Senate adjourned, under its order of today, until
1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 10, 2017.