Tag: confirmation hearing

WATCH: Text From Ben Sasse’s Wife Defuses Tension During Gorsuch Hearing

During an 11-hour confirmation hearing of Justice Neil Gorsuch Monday, Nebraska Sen. Ben Sasse lit up the room after reading a text from his...

Senate confirms Mike Pompeo as CIA director

Mike Pompeo was confirmed as CIA director by the Senate on Monday. This made the conservative Kansas congressman in charge of an agency that...

Tillerson’s Response Leads to Laughter in Confirmation Hearing

Laughter erupted after former Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson refused to answer a question asked by, former Clinton VP choice, Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.). In...

Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Won’t Seek Tillerson’s Tax Returns

Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson will not be required to turn over his tax returns to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as Senate Foreign...