No date in sight for Fed Board nomination vote

Judy Shelton senate hearing
Photo: Senate Banking Committee

No date has been set for the Senate to vote on the Federal Reserve Board nominations of Judy Shelton and Christopher Waller, despite the board being understaffed during the current crisis.

The pair underwent a nomination hearing on February 13, after which a date was due to be set for the first of two votes they would have to pass before being appointed. Shortly after, however, Congress went into crisis-fighting mode and lockdown measures were imposed.

A majority of senators must be present

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