May 29, 2020
Senate GOP Cuts Debate Time, Clearing Path For OSHA Nominee
President Trump’s nominee to lead OSHA, Scott Mugno, could soon be confirmed by the Senate after Republicans moved unilaterally to scale back debate rules that had required 30 hours of debate on judicial and executive branch nominees before any votes to now only require two hours. According to Politico , Republicans April 3 used the so-called “nuclear option” to unilaterally reduce debate time -- from 30 hours to just two -- on most presidential nominees, “the latest in a...
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