House Agriculture Committee Chairman Michael Conaway will take the helm of the House-led probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, after embattled House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-Calif., agreed to step aside, The Dallas Morning News and other news organizations reported.
A hold that Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., has had on the confirmation of Sonny Perdue, President Donald Trump’s nominee for Agriculture secretary, may be lifted, raising the possibility that Perdue could be confirmed before the Senate leaves on Friday. Read moreRead More »
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue said Tuesday he doesn’t expect nominees for posts requiring confirmation to come before the Senate until after the month-long congressional recess in August. Read moreRead More »