5:12 p.m. The Senate adjourned until 4 p.m. Monday, July 24, when it will resume consideration of the Bernhardt nomination.
5:01 p.m. Senator Warren spoke against the Bernhardt nomination.
4:46 p.m. Senator Blunt spoke about transportation, innovation, and manufacturing.
3:20 p.m. Senator Wyden spoke about Senator McCain and also about health care.
2:55 p.m. Senator Murphy spoke on health care.
2:33 p.m. Senator Hatch spoke on the pace of nominations, and later international tax policy.
2:32 p.m. Cloture was invoked on the Bernhardt nomination 56-39.
Senators in favor: 49 Republicans, 6 Democrats: Bennet, Donnelly, Heinrich, Heitkamp, Manchin and Schatz; 1 Independent: King.
Senators against: 38 Democrats, 1 Independent: Sanders.
Senators not voting: 3 Republicans: McCain, Moran and Sasse; 2 Democrats: Leahy and Stabenow.
1:45 p.m. The Senate proceeded to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.
1:38 p.m. Senator Gardner spoke supporting the Bernhardt nomination.
1:17 p.m. Senator Cantwell spoke about the Bernhardt nomination.
12:52 p.m. Senator Nelson spoke against the Bernhardt nomination.
12:51 p.m. The Senate began consideration of David Bernhardt to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.
12:50 p.m. John Bush was confirmed by a party line vote of 51-47. Not voting: Senators Stabenow and McCain.
12:15 p.m. The Senate began voting on the nomination of John Bush to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth District.
11:59 a.m. Senator Whitehouse spoke on climate change.
11:27 a.m. Senator Hassan spoke about Senator McCain and opposing the Bush nomination.
11:18 a.m. Senator Schumer spoke sending well wishes to Senator McCain, spoke about health care, and against the Bush nomination.
11:01 a.m. Senator McConnell spoke in favor of the Bush nomination.
10:19 a.m. Senator Enzi spoke about health care.
10:11 a.m. Majority Leader McConnell spoke about Senator McCain and about health care.
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The Senate will convene at 10 a.m. and will resume post-cloture consideration of the nomination of John Kenneth Bush, of Kentucky, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit.
At 12:15 p.m., the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on confirmation of the Bush nomination.
At 1:45 p.m., the Senate will proceed to a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Bernhardt, of Virginia, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.