The pressure of the Senate: trump changed the candidate for the post of the Minister of labour
The head of the White house Donald trump announced the appointment of the other candidates – Alexander Acosta as the Minister of labour after it became known that previous nominees will not receive the necessary support of the Senate.
About it reports UKRINFORM.
Trump is convinced that Acosta – Grand career. “I think it will be a good Minister of labour,” said the US President.
Recall that operadng candidate for a Ministerial post Andrew Pazder was withdrawn from consideration after Senate Republicans expressed doubt that he will get the support of the majority lawmakers during the approval process.
Alexander Acosta was a member of the National Council on labour relations and currently holds the position of Dean of the law faculty of the International University of Florida.
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Under President George W. Bush in 2003, Acosta was assistant attorney General in civil matters Ministry of justice of the United States and by the attorney for the southern district of Florida.
We will remind, the adviser of the President of the United States Donald trump on national security, Michael Flynn, resigned.
In his statement on the dismissal Flynn pointed out that “not fully informed Vice-President Mike Pence and others about his conversations with the Russian Ambassador”.
“I sincerely apologized to the President and Vice President, they accepted my apology,” — said in a statement. Acting in this position appointed a retired General Keith Kellogg.