Cabinet Position Confirmation Hearings Scheduled During Overlapping Times, Prohibiting Some Senators From Attending Full Hearings

 In Transparency   Last Updated: June 18, 2017

Confirmation hearings for several Cabinet positions were scheduled during overlapping times, as was Trump’s first press conference in months.  This situation will “make it impossible for a number of senators to attend the full hearings of all the committees they serve on“, limiting oversight and transparency of Cabinet appointments.




Joseph, Cameron. “GOP Plans Expedited Hearings to Confirm Trump Cabinet Picks.” NY Daily News. N.p., 06 Jan. 2017. Web. 21 Jan. 2017.

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