Most of Trump’s Nominees Could Face Weeks of Delays

By Susan Crabtree, Washington Examiner:

The Senate’s swift confirmation of two key members of President Trump‘s national security team on his first day in office offers little hope that he will be able to assemble the rest of his administration team any time soon.

Gens. James Mattis, Trump’s choice for defense secretary, and John Kelly, who he tapped for Homeland Security secretary, faced little controversy in their hearings and were quickly installed Friday just hours after Trump took the oath of office before roughly 250,000 supporters gathered on the National Mall.

But other Cabinet picks could wait weeks and possibly even months before Senate confirmation while just a few who face more serious obstacles could decide to drop their bids altogether if the spotlight becomes too hot…

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