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Trump’s Regulatory Chief to Get Committee Vote Despite Pushback

Dec. 10, 2019, 10:06 PM

A committee vote has been scheduled on the nomination of Paul Ray to be President Donald Trump‘s next regulatory chief, despite Democrats’ complaints about supporting documents being withheld.

The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee notified the public of the Dec. 17 vote, which comes less than two weeks after a hearing on Ray’s nomination where Democrats voiced concerns about rulemaking activities at the office Ray oversees.

Ray was nominated Oct. 1 to serve as administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, an agency within the White House Office of Management and Budget that reviews all...

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