Jan 10, 2017

Trump cabinet confirmation hearings delayed

The confirmation hearing for Andrew Puzder, Trump's choice to head the Labor Department, might be delayed to next month. The AP first reported the news.

Puzder was bumped by Betsy DeVos, Trump's pick for Education, who had her hearing delayed from this week until the 17th after failing to finalize financial and ethics disclosures.

Why it matters: Delays stack up, and if Trump nominees don't hurry up on their disclosures, it could get even worse. We've already learned that Trump is unlikely to get a SCOTUS justice until Memorial Day. He won't want the same issues for his cabinet.

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