Presidential Appointment Process

George Mason University professor and author James Pfiffner talked about the presidential appointment process and how it can be… read more

George Mason University professor and author James Pfiffner talked about the presidential appointment process and how it can be improved. The president’s political appointees often face delays in getting approved by Congress. Senate rules allow lawmakers to anonymously delay a vote on a nominee for 30 days. 

Mr. Pfiffner is a public policy professor at George Mason University, and has written several books on the presidency. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Program ID:
309270-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Arlington, Virginia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 23, 2012
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2012

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  • Nov 23, 2012 | 4:25pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Nov 23, 2012 | 9:03pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 24, 2012 | 1:16am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 28, 2012 | 4:47am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Dec 19, 2012 | 9:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2012 | 11:43am EST | C-SPAN 3
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