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[Congressional Record Volume 163, Number 194 (Wednesday, November 29, 2017)]
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(Committees not listed did not meet)
Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation: Committee concluded
a hearing to examine the nomination of Barry Lee Myers, of
Pennsylvania, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and
Atmosphere, after the nominee, who was introduced by Senator Toomey,
testified and answered questions in his own behalf.
Committee on Environment and Public Works: Committee ordered favorably
reported the following business items:
19 General Services Administration resolutions; and
The nominations of Kathleen Hartnett White, of Texas, to be a Member
of the Council on Environmental Quality, and Andrew Wheeler, of
Virginia, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection
Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions: Committee
concluded a hearing to examine the nomination of Alex Michael Azar II,
of Indiana, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, after the
nominee, who was introduced by Senator Young, testified and answered
questions in his own behalf.
Committee on the Judiciary: Committee concluded a hearing to examine
the nominations of Stuart Kyle Duncan, of Louisiana, to be United
States Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, who was introduced by
Senator Cassidy, David Ryan Stras, of Minnesota, to
be United States Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, Fernando
Rodriguez, Jr., to be United States District Judge for the Southern
District of Texas, and Andrei Iancu, of California, to be Under
Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the
United States Patent and Trademark Office, who was introduced by
Representative Mike Kelly, after the nominees testified and answered
questions in their own behalf.
Committee on Veterans' Affairs: Committee ordered favorably reported an
original bill entitled, “Caring for Our Veterans Act of 2017”.
Select Committee on Intelligence: Committee held closed hearings on
intelligence matters, receiving testimony from officials of the
Committee recessed subject to the call.
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