Senators clash over criticism of Interior secretary nominee in confirmation hearing

By Megan Mowery. WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump’s second pick to be the top civilian authority overseeing the U.S. Navy sailed through his confirmation hearing Tuesday. Lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services Committee unanimously agreed to support Richard Spencer for the role, and his nomination is expected to reach the full Senate for consideration by August.

David Vitter (R-LA) announced today he would block the confirmation of Dr. Scott Doney to be chief scientist at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration due to “concerns over. hearing.

Senators clash in hearing over Interior nominee More senators ron wyden and Cory Gardner clash over Interior Secretary nominee ‘s alleged conflicts of interest in his confirmation hearing.

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Two weeks ago, I walked into Interior Secretary nominee David Bernhardt’s Senate hearing looking like most of the other people in the room. By the time I left, something was different. That’s me in.

SALT LAKE CITY – Sally Jewell, President Barack Obama’s pick to replace outgoing Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, is slated to take over. the confirmation hearing in Washington Thursday with a.

FULL: Rick Perry Senate Confirmation Hearing - Trump's Secretary of Energy Nominee (FNN) David Bernhardt’s confirmation hearing attracted a masked activist making a statement about Bernhardt’s previous work. Image: C-SPAN. The nominee to be President Trump’s second Interior.

Republicans and Democrats clashed over criticism of President Donald Trump’s nominee to take over the agency that manages the country’s public lands in his confirmation hearing on Thursday. David.

There are 602 key policy positions in the executive requiring Senate confirmation. Almost nine months into the Trump presidency, only 142-less than a quarter-have been filled, and nearly half, 289,