Senate Republicans Pull Big Move To Force Through Confirmation For Trump’s Picks

The U.S. Senate yesterday confirmed Heather Wilson as secretary of the Air Force. This vote makes Wilson the first official nominated by President Donald Trump to be successfully confirmed to a service secretary position, as the President’s Army Secretary nominee, Mark Green, withdrew himself last week.

ADVERTISEMENT And Republicans expect McConnell to barrel through. for votes on the Senate calendar, leaving more nominations than days left in the Senate’s work schedule to confirm the picks..

A Republican Rebuke Of The President Senate Republicans confirmed President Trump’s 100th federal judge on Thursday, speeding through a series of picks this week thanks to the GOP’s nuclear option move last month. the Senate could.

Amid the increasing fears of open conflict, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell confirmed to Fox News that a ‘measured response’ would be coming from the White House. In a statement, the top.

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WASHINGTON (AP) – Back in 2017, the senate gave quick confirmation to President Donald Trump’s national security team and his first secretary of state. But it’s not likely to go as smoothly for Trump’s new nominees to run State and the cia. senate democrats – and some top Republicans – are slow-walking the process amid fresh questions over the Trump administration’s stance toward Russia.

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The last two weeks have been a whirlwind of Senate confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump’s top Cabinet picks. From a slew of interruptions from protestors in the audience to testy exchanges between nominees and members of the Senate committees, there hasn’t been a dull moment yet.