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ˈkloʊ tʃərclo·ture

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  1. cloturenoun


  2. cloturenoun

    In legislative assemblies that permit unlimited debate (filibuster); a motion, procedure or rule, by which debate is ended so that a vote may be taken on the matter. For example, in the United States Senate, a three-fifths majority vote of the body is required to invoke cloture and terminate debate.


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  1. closure, cloture, gag rule, gag lawverb

    a rule for limiting or ending debate in a deliberative body

    stop, block, closure, settlement, shutdown, gag law, occlusion, law of closure, resolution, gag rule, blockage, closedown, stoppage, closing

  2. closure, clotureverb

    terminate debate by calling for a vote

    "debate was closured"; "cloture the discussion"


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  1. Bill Cassidy:

    How can I vote for cloture when the bill isn’t written? unless Senator Schumer doesn’t want this to happen, you need a little more time to get it right.

  2. John Cornyn:

    There was an agreement between Jon Tester and( the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Jerry) Moran for two amendment votes when this bill passed, senator Schumer would not allow those votes to occur. And what we're hoping for is there will be a negotiation to eliminate some of the mandatory spending in the bill and then the bill can pass. But this is a cloture vote to provoke a conversation. But I expect it ultimately to pass in some form or another.

  3. Chuck Schumer:

    Tomorrow's vote is simply a cloture vote. It is not a vote to raise the debt ceiling, it's rather a procedural step to let Democrats raise the debt ceiling on our own, just as Republicans have called for.

  4. Mitch McConnell:

    Neil Gorsuch will be confirmed this week, how that happens really depends on our Democratic friends. How many of them are willing to oppose cloture on a partisan basis to kill a Supreme Court nominee.

  5. Rob Portman:

    We're working as hard as we can, i can't imagine that we'll have a cloture vote on something that's not yet done. I mean, what are we going to have the cloture vote on ?

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