Senate Cancels Trump Nominee Confirmation Hearing

Posted on July 30, 2020 8:46 am
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The U.S. Senate has cancelled a Thursday confirmation hearing for Anthony Tata, President Donald Trump’s nominee for an undersecretary of defense position.

Tata is a retired Army brigadier general who served for almost 30 years. If confirmed, he would hold the most senior policy position in the Pentagon.

Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman, Republican Jim Inhofe, said the hearing was canceled because the Senate did not yet know enough about Tata to make a decision, and that some of the documentation did not come in on time.

Tata has been a strong Trump supporter, appearing several times on Fox News to voice his

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