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
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