Brainard Confirmed To Treasury Post After Delay
The 78-19 vote came just weeks after Obama chastised Senate Republicans for obstructing his nominees in an effort to score political points.
Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., who chairs the Senate Finance Committee, which approved her nomination with a bipartisan majority in December, praised the confirmation as long overdue.
“Brainard’s background, insight and experience make...
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