Senate Confirmation Process Slows to a Crawl
January 20, 2020
Publication Type: Research and Publications
Publication Tags: Congress,Second term
New data from the Partnership for Public Service found that Senate confirmation of presidential appointees are taking longer than ever. Why it Matters A major presidential responsibility is to fill more than 1,200 political appointments requiring Senate confirmation. Few decisions have a greater impact on the success of an administration than the selection of its people....