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    US Senate Committee Approves Secretaries of Commerce, Transportation Nominatons

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    The US Senate Commerce Committee has approved the nominations of President Donald Trump's choice of Wilbur Ross for Commerce Secretary and Elaine Chao for Secretary of Transportation, the committee said in a statement on Tuesday.

    WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — The nominations still need to be approved with a vote by the full US Senate.

    "@SenateCommerce [Committee] approves nominations of Wilbur Ross as secretary of @CommerceGov [Commerce Department] and Elaine Chao as secretary of @USDOT [Department of Transportation]," the committee stated in a Twitter message.



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