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Trump’s Interior Solicitor Nominee Wins Senate Confirmation

Sept. 24, 2019, 9:06 PM

President Donald Trump’s pick for the Interior Department’s top legal job won Senate confirmation Sept. 24, in a close vote mostly along party lines.

The Senate voted 51-43 to confirm Daniel Jorjani as Interior solicitor, with Republican Sen. Susan Collins (Maine) in opposition as the lone senator to break party-line ranks.

Jorjani was one of two Interior Department picks, along with inspector general nominee Mark Lee Greenblatt, whose nominations were actually voted on twice this year in the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

The two were approved by the panel in May but voted on again ...