Here are some of the key stories CNBC is following this hour:
In an historic vote, the Senate confirmed Betsy DeVos as Education secretary after Vice President Mike Pence's unprecedented tie-breaking vote. Two Republicans joined 48 Democrats to vote against Devos.
Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly said before the House Homeland Security Committee that he expects a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border to be well under way within the next two years.
A cheese snack that looks like slain gorilla Harambe sold on eBay for nearly $100,000. Last year, the gorilla was shot by handlers at the Cincinnati Zoo after dragging a small boy who fell into its enclosure. The seller said he found the snack that resembles Harambe in a bag of Flamin' Hot Cheetos. The bid began at $11.99.