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Senate Advances Kirstjen Nielsen’s Nomination for DHS Secretary Post

The Senate voted 59-33 Monday to support the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen as the next Department of Homeland Security secretary, the Washington Examiner reported Monday. The upper chamber’s vote came three weeks after the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee approved Nielsen’s nomination and nearly two months after President Donald …

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Trump Nominates Synovision’s Bruce Jette as Army Acquisition Chief

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Synovision Solutions President and CEO Bruce Jette to be assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for acquisition, technology and logistics. The White House released Thursday the president’s announcement of candidates for possible positions in the administration, including Jette. Jette most recently led Synovision, which has …

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Paul Trombino to Be Nominated for FHWA Leadership Post

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Paul Trombino III, president of civil engineering company McClure Engineering, as administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, the White House announced Friday. Trombino previously spent more than five years as director of the Iowa Department of Transportation and led state-wide efforts to plan, design, construct and …

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NGA Deputy Director Susan Gordon Nominated to Fill ODNI No. 2 Post

President Donald Trump has nominated Susan Gordon, deputy director of the National Geospatial Intelligence Agency and a 25-year CIA veteran, to serve as principal deputy director at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. The White House announced Thursday it has sent her nomination to the Senate for consideration. Before she joined NGA …

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Trump to Nominate Boeing Vet Patrick Shanahan as Deputy Secretary of Defense

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Patrick Shanahan, Boeing senior vice president of supply chain and operations, as deputy secretary of defense. Trump announced plans to nominate Shanahan and five other individuals to various Defense Department posts in a White House press release published Thursday. Shanahan currently oversees Boeing’s manufacturing operations …

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Senate Panel OKs James Mattis’ Nomination for DoD Secretary Post

The Senate Armed Services Committee recommended the nomination of James Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general, as Defense Department secretary through a 26-1 vote Wednesday. The committee said Wednesday it will hand over Mattis’ official nomination to the full Senate for confirmation. The approval comes days after the Senate and House passed a …

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