Four senators from US president Donald Trump’s Republican party have said they would vote against one of his potential nominees for the Federal Reserve Board, Herman Cain. The move probably sinks Cain’s chance of being confirmed.
Assuming all 47 Democrats and the four Republican senators that have expressed opposition were to vote against Cain, it would translate into a majority of 51 “no” votes. That should be a decisive margin against Cain’s confirmation. If the Senate vote was exactly tied,