Pace of confirmations: How does Biden compare with previous presidents at the August recess?
September 9, 2021
Publication Type: Research and Publications
Presidents are responsible for about 4,000 political appointments, about 1,200 of which require Senate confirmation. This paper includes a comparison of how President Joe Biden’s pace of appointments and confirmations compares with the previous three presidents at the August recess. For a detailed list of many key nominees and their statuses, see the Biden Political Appointee...