Key Votes

PN 17 - Nomination of William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the Department of Justice - National Key Vote

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Legislation - Confirmation Vote (Senate) (54-45) - (Key vote)
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Title: Nomination of William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the Department of Justice

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to confirm President Donald Trump's nomination of William Pelham Barr to be the Attorney General of the Department of Justice.

Legislation - Cloture Invoked (Senate) (55-44) - (Key vote)
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Title: Nomination of William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the Department of Justice

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote on a motion to invoke a cloture on a bill that President Donald Trump's nomination of William Pelham Barr to be the Attorney General of the Department of Justice.

Note:

NOTE: INVOKING CLOTURE REQUIRES A 3/5 MAJORITY OF THE SENATE. IT IS NOT A VOTE ON THE PASSAGE OF THE PIECE OF LEGISLATION, BUT LIMITS FURTHER DEBATE TO 30 HOURS. CLOTURE IS TYPICALLY USED TO END A FILIBUSTER. A FAILED CLOTURE VOTE OFTEN PREVENTS THE LEGISLATION FROM EVER COMING TO A VOTE.

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Nomination of William Pelham Barr to be Attorney General of the Department of Justice

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