The Senate just voted to confirm Wilbur Ross as Secretary of Commerce but a vote of 72-27.
Billionaire investor Wilbur Ross confirmed as Trump's secretary of commerce https://t.co/0JWsmqV0rm
— The Washington Post (@washingtonpost) February 28, 2017
Cloture was voted on Ryan Zinke to be Secretary of the Interior.
U.S. Senate on 67-31 vote advanced (invoked cloture on) Ryan Zinke nomination to lead Interior Department. #mtpol #mtleg
— Greg Giroux (@greggiroux) February 28, 2017
If the Democrats milk all 30 hours of debate out of the Zinke nomination, the earliest he could be cofirmed is Wednesday.
Next up is Ben Carson followed by Rick Perry followed by Seema Verna for Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
Then the battle of filling senior sub-cabinet posts will start.