Breaking: One Of Trump’s Nomination Confirmation Hearings Was Just Stopped
The Hill reported: Wilbur Ross was scheduled to testify before the Senate Commerce Committee on Thursday.
Committee leaders were forced to push the hearing to Jan. 18 because Ross hasn’t submitted his Office of Government Ethics disclosure form, according to a joint Tuesday announcement from Chairman John Thune (R-S.D.) and ranking Democrat Bill Nelson (Fla.).
“The general practice of the Senate Commerce Committee has been to require complete applications on candidates for Senate confirmation before holding a hearing,” said Thune and Nelson.
“We have agreed to postpone Thursday’s hearing until January 18, so that ethics officials have additional time to complete their work and provide relevant information to the committee..(continue reading next page)