Senate approves Baer to head Justice Department's antitrust team

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borisjimbo wrote:

Just an up or down vote, guys, that’s all we ask. No silent filibusters, no secret holds.

Dec 30, 2012 9:20pm EST  --  Report as abuse
pavoter1946 wrote:

[But Senator Charles Grassley, an Iowa Republican, said during that meeting he opposed Baer's nomination for reasons that he could not give in an open session.]

Could not give, or didn’t want to admit why he opposed the nomination?

10 months is a long time to hold up a nomination, but I assume the corporations were happy to see the spot unfilled for so long.

Dec 31, 2012 11:45am EST  --  Report as abuse
AZreb wrote:

Wonder what the “secret” FBI information is? Sorry – but if Holder is in favor of a person for his DoJ, I would have to question that person’s qualifications and agenda.

Jan 01, 2013 9:23am EST  --  Report as abuse
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