Tag: cabinet

Senate Confirms Retired Neurosurgeon Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

The Senate confirmed retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development in a 58-41 vote, primarily along party lines, Thursday. Carson has said he will work to help underprivileged communities. “I feel that I can Read More

Democrats Vow To Stall Trump’s Appointees For As Long As Possible

Senate Democrats are gearing up to challenge every appointee President-elect Donald Trump submits, according to a Monday report by Politico. They don’t have the numbers to actually reject an appointee, but they do have the power to drag on the Read More

GOODBYE? Christie announces Tuesday press conference in State House Rotunda, won’t take questions

Is this it, Save Jerseyans? We’ve been teased before in recent days, and getting something directly out of the notoriously-secretive Christie people is darn near impossible, but it’s highly unusual for the Governor’s press team to announce a press conference Read More

After Trump meeting, Christie scheduled for rare joint appearance with Guadagno on Monday

Is an unusual step, Save Jerseyans, the Governor’s office announced Sunday that Chris Christie and his Lieutenant Governor, Kim Guadagno, would both be in attendance at a Monday morning (11am) cabinet meeting. The significance? (1) Christie rarely announces cabinet meetings; and Read More