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Trump to Tap Disabled Vet as EEOC Member

Aug. 1, 2017, 10:42 PM

President Donald Trump chose a disabled Iraq war veteran to be a member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the White House announced.

Trump plans to nominate Daniel M. Gade to serve the remainder of a five-year term that expires July 1, 2021, the White House said late July 31.

Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.), chairman of the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee, said in a statement provided to Bloomberg BNA Aug. 1, “I’m hopeful that Mr. Gade will help restore the agency to its core mission of protecting American workers from discrimination. I look forward to a fair...

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