Trump re-nominated Judy Shelton in a last-ditch effort to reshape the Federal Reserve

President TrumpDonald Trump Cotton breaks with fellow conservatives who will oppose vote counting Trump to award Nunes the Medal of Freedom: Hogan reports say lawmakers ‘scheme’ to nullify election results ‘makes our system mock our system’ More On Sunday he re-nominated Judy Shelton as a member of the Federal Reserve, in an effort to fill the last vacant seat on the central bank’s board of directors just weeks before he was appointed to leave office.

Trump renewed Shelton’s nomination on the first day of the new Congress, after failing to muster sufficient support to confirm last year. Unconfirmed presidential nominations automatically expire at the end of a congressional session.

Shelton’s re-nomination is the first step in a final move by Trump to add a controversial ally to the Federal Reserve. If Republicans can defend one of the two Georgia Senate seats in the January 5 run-off election, Chilton may have it. Adequate support To be confirmed by the president-elect Joe BidenJoe Biden: Cotton broke with fellow Conservatives who would oppose election counting to award Trump the Medal of Freedom: Hogan reports says lawmakers ” scheme to nullify election results ‘makes our system mock our system’ More He takes the oath of office on January 20.

The Senate is split between 51 Republicans and 48 Democrats pending the results of the Georgia runoff. All Democratic Senators and Republican interlocutors. Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt Romney, Republican spokesperson, Ryan denounces efforts to challenge Electoral College results Pelosi launches call on election challenge: “ No position matches Trump’s presidency. ” Republican senators face criticism in the wake of the Electoral College vote challenges More (Utah) and Susan CollinsSuzanne Margaret Collins A bipartisan group of senators: The election is over, Tommy, because Murkowski opposes the Republican Party’s efforts to challenge the election results. The former Republican senator proposes forming a new party, and describes Trump as a “ring manager” for the Republicans More (Min) opposes Chilton’s nomination, which leads to Republican defection or the loss of the Senator. Kelly LoefflerKelly Loeffler: Trump and Biden face new face-to-face contest in Georgia Harris: A phone call with Trump in Georgia shows a “voice of despair” in the Senate, swearing in six new lawmakers as the 117th Congress convenes More (Republican) or former Senator. David PurdueDavid Purdue, Biden face new competition in Georgia Harris: Trump Georgia phone call shows “voice of despair” in the Senate to swear in six new lawmakers as the 117th Congress convenes More (R-Ga.) Likely fatal for trying it.

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Loeffler serves what remains of the former Republican senator. Johnny IsaacsonJohnny Isakson Five Republican Senators To Watch In The Electoral College Battle Next Month With The Senate At stake, Georgia On Our Minds The Georgia Senate Battle Is A High Stakes Poker Game MoreWhich will continue until she or Warnock takes the oath as his successor. The Senate seat held by Purdue until Sunday is vacant and will remain so until the winner of his race with Democratic challenger John Usov is sworn in.

Shelton, a former Trump campaign advisor, was first nominated to the Federal Reserve in January 2019 and attended Remarkably close To be confirmed in December. Despite opposition from three Republican senators, she seemed to be on her way to even asserting Coronavirus absences The Democrats were allowed to defeat the proposal to end the debate over her candidacy.

Take the oath of the Senator. Mark KellyMark Killispin races in the Senate to watch 2022 Republicans in the Arizona Senate hold a hearing on the election Why aren’t the polls as wrong as you think more (D-Ariz.) To succeed the former Republican Senator. Martha McSaleyMartha Elizabeth Maxaly Seven races in the Senate to watch 2022 Republicans in the Arizona Senate hold a hearing on the election Gabby Giffords congratulates Mark Kelly on her bounce photo while swearing in. More On November 30, Republicans were left without enough votes to confirm Chilton for the remainder of 2020.

But the retired senator replaced. Lamar AlexanderLamar AlexanderSenate swearing in six new lawmakers as the 117th Congress convenes to press Trump for K-stimulus checks at a dead end in the Senate 2020: Photo Year More (Republican Tennessee) – who opposed Shilton’s nomination – by Senator Bill Hagerty (R) for the first term may give Shelton enough votes to be confirmed this month if another Republican does not break with Trump.

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Shelton’s confirmation would prevent Biden from taking the last vacant seat on the Fed’s seven-person board of governors, and give Trump an ally within the Federal Reserve should he run for re-election and win another term in 2024.

Shelton has been widely criticized before Former Federal Reserve officials Economists are across the ideological spectrum due to their inconsistent views on monetary policy, controversial proposals, and proximity to Trump.

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