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Senate Floor Activity - Friday, April 7, 2017

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 Journal

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Journal of the proceedings of the Senate was deemed approved to date.

Certain Procedures Dispensed With

Pursuant 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 Business

Pursuant to the order of yesterday, the Senate proceeded to a period for the transaction of morning business.

Executive Business (Friday, April 7)

PN55: 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: 111

PN56: Rod J. Rosenstein, of Maryland, to be Deputy Attorney General
-- 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.


By 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.