Cabinet


Community Advocates Lobby For DeVos Confirmation

Amidst a slew of Senate confirmation hearings and votes, advocates for the Orthodox community have devoted much of their lobbying efforts on Capitol Hill to support secretary of Education nominee…

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Sen. Schumer Says He’ll Oppose Sessions’ Nomination

Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer announced Thursday that he will oppose Sen. Jeff Sessions’ nomination to be the next attorney general. “After reviewing his record and giving careful consideration…

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Mattis Pick Cruises Toward Likely Confirmation

Retired Gen. James Mattis on Thursday cruised toward likely confirmation as Donald Trump’s defense secretary, easily prevailing in a Senate vote granting him an exemption to run the Pentagon as…

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Chao Drives Toward Quick Confirmation

Wednesday morning, Sen. Mitch McConnell’s most important title in the Senate wasn’t majority leader. It was husband. “I regret that I have but one wife to give for my country’s…

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Senators Gear Up for Confirmation Battles

The Senate is moving full steam ahead on President-elect Donald Trump’s Cabinet nominees, and Democrats are clamoring for a fight. Senate Democrats led by Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer have…

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