Senate Panel Delays Vote On Trump's Pick To Head DHS

Law360, New York (November 9, 2017, 6:19 PM EST) -- A Senate committee Thursday pushed back a vote on President Donald Trump’s pick to head the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to give the nominee time to answer a slew of post-hearing questions.

Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Ron Johnson, R-Wis., said during a meeting Thursday that he hopes to be able to have the vote on nominee Kirstjen Nielsen by Nov. 13, noting that while Jeh Johnson, an Obama-era pick for the slot, got 42 questions after his nomination hearing, she received...
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