DeVos not to have second confirmation hearing before appointment

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WASHINGTON (WLNS) – Secretary of Education nominee Betsy DeVos will not have another confirmation hearing before the Senate Committee votes on her appointment.
A second hearing was requested by a group of 10 democratic senators and independent Bernie Sanders, who said they were concerned about conflicts of interest.
According to M-Live, an aide for Republican Senator and Committee Chair Lamar Alexander issued a statement saying DeVos had met with senators individually and no second hearing will be needed.
The Committee will vote on the appointment on January 31st.

 

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