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Democrats raise concerns about Air Force probe of top general

Two Democrats on the Senate Armed Services Committee are raising concerns about the US Air Force's investigation clearing four-star General John Hyten, President Donald Trump's nominee to become vice chairman of the joint chiefs of staff, of allegations of sexual misconduct.

Brett Kavanaugh to meet with Schumer on Tuesday

Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, will sit down with the top Democrat in the Senate on Tuesday, according to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's office.

Sens. Donnelly, Heitkamp to meet with Kavanaugh

Two red state Democrats are scheduled to meet Wednesday with President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, highly anticipated meetings that could set the tone for where some of the Senate's most vulnerable Democrats land on appeals court Judge Brett Kavanaugh's nomination.

Pompeo nomination advances out of committee

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee to be secretary of state, advanced out of committee Monday with a favorable recommendation, following a last minute reversal from Sen. Rand Paul that averted a historic rebuke of the President's pick to be the country's top diplomat.

Scott Gottlieb: Conflicts surround Trump's FDA pick

President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, is a physician, a cancer survivor, a venture capitalist and a government insider who has long said he wants to tear down the wall of FDA regulations he believes is holding back innovation.