Secretary of Commerce Nomination Hearing
Committee members heard testimony from William Daley, brother of the current mayor of Chicago and an insurance broker, President… read more
Committee members heard testimony from William Daley, brother of the current mayor of Chicago and an insurance broker, President Clinton’s Secretary of Commerce nominee. His testimony focused on efforts to open markets to U.S. goods and services and political favoritism in the department. He stressed that he would make sure that political contributions have nothing to do with which businesses get to participate in overseas trade missions. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
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- Henry J. Hyde U.S. Representative [R] Illinois
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