The Senate Armed Services Committee voted to confirm William Lynn, a former defense lobbyist, as the Deputy Secretary of Defense. Now Lynn's confirmation vote moves to the Senate floor where it's still unclear whether Sen. Chuck GrassleyCharles (Chuck) Ernest GrassleyGrassley renews complaints about History Channel Republicans divided over legislation protecting Mueller The Hill's Morning Report: Inside the Comey memos MORE (R-Iowa) will oppose it by placing a hold on the nomination. Below see other confirmation votes.

William J. Lynn III to be Deputy Secretary of Defense;
Robert F. Hale to be Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer;