Friday, August 28, 2018
Richard Clarida — Federal Reserve System (PN1861)
The Senate confirmed Richard Clarida (PN1861; Text of Legislation) on Friday, August 28, 2018, on a 69-26 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 197) to a 14-year term on the Federal Reserve Board and four-year term as vice chairman. After the addition of Richard Clarida three of the seven positions on the Fed board remain unfilled.
Lynn A. Johnson — Department of Health and Human Services (PN602)
Lynn A. Johnson (PN602; Text of Legislation) was confirmed as assistant secretary for family support at the Department of Health and Human Services on Friday, August 28, 2018, on a 67-28 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 195). Overseeing the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is now attempting to reunify hundreds of migrant children and parents separated at the southern border under the administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy are included in her duties.
Joseph H. Hunt — Department of Justice (PN1414)
The Senate confirmed Joseph H. Hunt (PN1414; Text of Legislation) as assistant attorney general for the Civil Division of the Department of Justice, where he will direct an 1,100-lawyer unit that litigates cases on behalf of the Presidency and more than 100 federal agencies on a 72-23 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 198 ) on Friday, August 28, 2018.
Isabel Marie Keenan Patelunas — Department of the Treasury (PN1398)
Isabel Marie Keenan Patelunas (PN1398; Text of Legislation) was confirmed by the Senate on Friday, August 28, 2018, on a 75-20 vote (To view how your senators voted visit: 199) as assistant secretary for intelligence and analysis at the Department of the Treasury. Her duties will be to direct a post-9/11 unit that tracks the international flow of money as it affects American security, helping, for example, to administer U.S. economic sanctions and disrupt the financing of terrorist organizations and drug cartels.
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The Honorable (full name)
United States Senate
Washington, DC 20510
Dear Senator (last name):