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Senate Panel REJECTS President’s Nominee – GOP Presidential

Senate Panel REJECTS President’s Nominee

The Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday rejected President Trump’s nominee to lead the Export-Import Bank.

The panel in a 10-13 vote declined to advance the nomination of Scott Garrett, a former Republican congressman from New Jersey.

Two Republicans — Sens. Mike Rounds (S.D.) and Tim Scott (S.C.) — joined Democrats in opposing the nominee.

“If there was ever somebody who didn’t belong at the helm of the Ex-Im bank, it was Scott Garrett,” Senate Democratic Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said.

Read more at The Hill.

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