Fast-track Confirmation Hearings: Senators' Responses to Citizen Phone Calls
Keeping track of what senators are saying about fast-tracking cabinet appointees before they have been properly vetted. Best to call during normal business hours to increase chances of speaking directly to a staffer. Senator Data source: https://www.senate.gov/senators/contact/ 1/8/2017

Note: In the Office of Government Ethics’ 40-year history, the Senate has never held a confirmation hearing before the nominee’s ethics review was complete. Senators cannot fulfill their Constitutional duty if they don't fully understand potential conflicts of interest. Ask what your Senator is going to do about this.

Update with scheduling information for hearing. Hearings begin as early as 9:30 Eastern time:
Tuesday, January 10
Jeff Sessions, Attorney General -- hearing at 9:30 a.m.
John Kelly, Secretary of Homeland Security -- hearing at 3:30 p.m.

Wednesday, January 11
Rex Tillerson, secretary of state -- hearings in the morning and afternoon
Elaine Chao, transportation secretary -- hearing at 10:15 a.m.
Mike Pompeo, director of the Central Intelligence Agency -- hearing at 10 am
Betsy DeVos, education secretary -- hearing at 10 a.m.

Thursday, January 12
James Mattis, defense secretary

Wednesday, January 18
Tom Price, secretary of Health and Human Services

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