CIA Director Confirmation Vote

Members voted on the nomination of Robert Gates, President Bush’s choice to be the new director of the Central Intelligence… read more

Members voted on the nomination of Robert Gates, President Bush’s choice to be the new director of the Central Intelligence Agency. The vote was 11-4 in favor of Mr. Gates and his name will be sent to the full Senate with a favorable recommendation. For the past month, the intelligence panel has been holding open meetings and closed door sessions, and has been hearing from past and present CIA officials. The 43 year old nominee is currently with the National Security Council staff, and was nominated for the top post at the CIA four years ago, but Mr. Gates withdrew his nomination. Yesterday Chairman Boren announced that he would vote to confirm Mr. Gates who will become the 16th Director of Central Intelligence. Each of the members of the committee was recognized recognized to make statements before the roll was read and votes cast. close

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CIA Director Confirmation Vote

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Program ID:
22109-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 18, 1991
Last Aired:
Oct 20, 1991

Airing Details

  • Oct 18, 1991 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 1991 | 1:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 18, 1991 | 8:05pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 18, 1991 | 10:45pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 19, 1991 | 8:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 20, 1991 | 12:55pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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