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Four Nominations Sent to the Senate; Issued on February 27, 2020


Four Nominations Sent to the Senate
Issued on: February 27, 2020


John Peter Cronan, of New York, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of New York, vice William H. Pauley III, retired.

Diana Furchtgott-Roth, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of Transportation. (New Position)

Katherine Camille Henderson, of Tennessee, to be Chief of Protocol, and to have the rank of Ambassador during her tenure of service, vice Sean P. Lawler, resigned.

William E. Todd, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Executive Service, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan.

Diana Furchtgott-Roth.That name rings a bell. She was a columnist for the Washington Examiner, back when it was a daily tabloid. She used to work at the Department of Labor. Everything was Obama's fault.

Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Education: Swarthmore (B.A), Oxford University (M.Phil)
Occupation: Economist

Diana Furchtgott-Roth (born 1958) is an economist who currently serves as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology at the United States Department of Transportation. She previously served as Acting Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy at the U.S. Department of the Treasury. Before joining the Trump Administration, Furchtgott-Roth served as a senior fellow and director of Economics21 at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research and as an adjunct professor of economics at George Washington University. She has been nominated by President Donald Trump to become Assistant Secretary of Transportation for Research and Technology. Furchtgott-Roth was previously the chief economist of the United States Department of Labor, chief of staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers, deputy executive director of the United States Domestic Policy Council, and junior staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers. A former columnist for MarketWatch and Tax Notes, she has authored several books.

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