6:11 p.m. The Senate adjourned and will reconvene Tuesday, May 16th at 10:00 a.m. Following Leader remarks the Senate will resume consideration of the Rosen nomination. All time during recess adjournment, morning business and Leader remarks will count postcloture on the Rosen nomination. The Senate will adjourn from 12:30-2:15 p.m. to accommodate the weekly conference meetings.
6:10 p.m. By a roll call vote of 52-42 cloture was invoked on the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen.
Democrats voting yes: Donnelly, Heikamp, Kaine, Manchin, Peters, and Warner.
Senators not voting: Flake, Isakson, Moran, Murkowski, Sasse and Toomey.
5:30 p.m. The Senate began voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
5:26 p.m. Senator Thune spoke supporting the Rosen nomination.
5:13 p.m. Senator Tester spoke about National Police Week.
4:57 p.m. Senator Portman spoke in support of the Rosen nomination.
4:37 p.m. Senator Manchin spoke about National Police Week.
4:27 p.m. Senator Cornyn spoke about National Police Week.
3:50 p.m. Senator Boozman spoke about Peace Officers Memorial Day.
3:28 p.m. Senator Grassley spoke about health care and Aetna leaving the ACA.
3:15 p.m. Minority Leader Schumer spoke about National Police Week, the Comey firing and surrounding controversy, and on health care.
3:00 p.m. The Senate convened and Majority Leader McConnell spoke about National Police Week, supporting the Rosen nomination to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation, and filed cloture on Executive Calendar #55 nominating Terry Branstad to be the Ambassador to China.
The Senate will convene at 3:00 p.m.
Following any Leader remarks, the Senate will proceed to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Jeffrey Rosen to be Deputy Secretary of Transportation.
At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Rosen nomination.