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On the Motion to Adjourn PN55: Neil M. Gorsuch, of Colorado, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States

This was a procedural vote in the process of confirming Neil Gorsuch to be a Supreme Court Justice intended to delay further action by adjourning.

This vote followed the failed first cloture vote, in which the Democrats showed that they had the votes to filibuster the nomination. However the Republicans planned to change the Senate rules next, which they did later in Senate vote #109. This vote was called to delay further Senate action on the nomination before Senate vote #109, but the vote failed.

Totals

All Votes R D I
Yea 48%
 
 
 
48
0
 
46
 
2
 
Nay 52%
 
 
 
52
52
 
0
 
0
 

Date: Apr 6, 2017

Required: Simple Majority

Result: Motion to Adjourn Rejected

Source: senate.gov

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