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>> next senate confirmation for john sullivan, previously served as deputy secretary under george w. bush administration. the senate committee held this meeting earlier this month. [inaudible conversations] >> we are going to do a little business during the time that you're here so we are going to open up and have a rolling vote at some point during your hearing process, but we want to go ahead and move forward with some other nominees, so today we will consider three nominations and i want to thank my colleagues for helping working through the nominations in an appropriate fashion to allow us to take the steps forward today. any comments you would like to make? >> no, mr. chairman. we are trying to get confirmed em bas duirs to make your job a little bit easier, i hope you appreciate the fact that chairman corker are moving through nominations as quick as possible and one of the things to do if confirmed to get nominations a little bit sooner. in any respect, we are supportive of the three nominee that is we have here today and the list that we are going to take up and strongly urg
. mr. sullivan previously served as commerce deputy secretary under the george w. bush administration, answered questions on proposed cuts to the state department's personnel, russian interference, and democrat elections, and china's role in north korea. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> the business meeting and the senate foreign reoperations committee will come to order. ms. secretary, we're going to do a little business during the time that will you're here so we're going to open up, real is a rolling vote at some point during your hearing process, but we want to go ahead and move forward some other nominees. so today we'll consider three nominations in multiple foreign service officer less, i want to thank illinois my colleagues for helping the committee work through these nominations. in an appropriate fashion to allow to us take these steps forward today. senator cardin, there are any comments you would like to make? >> no, mr. chairman, for mr. sullivan we're trying to get some confirmed ambassadors to make your job a little easier so i hope you'll appreciate the fact that cha
administration of george w. bush. myself as an assistant secretary of state working on economic, energy, trade, finance issues, and john as the deputy secretary of commerce. and we worked on a number of foreign policy issues, particularly in the economic realm together. you've all had an opportunity to see his resume but i just wanted to highlight a few elements of his personal background and experience. john started out in public service as a law clerk for judge john wisdom on the fifth circuit court of appeals and then later as a law clerk for justice suitor on the u.s. supreme court. in 2004, secretary defense rumsfeld appointed john as deputy general counsel as the department of defense. he then moved to the department of commerce where he served as general counsel and then as deputy secretary. in the private sector, john currently -- cochairs mayor brown's national security practice and serves as chairman of the united states iraq business dialogue. i mention these positions because i think we can all agree that american foreign policy is not just formed in the halls of foggy bottom, but
in the george w. bush administration. mister sullivan answered questions about the staffing cuts at the state department and us relations with russia and china. the senate foreign relations committee is an hour and 40 minutes. [inaudible conversations] >> the business meeting of the senate foreign relations committee will come to order. we are going to do a little business during the time you are here, we will open up with a rolling vote at some point during your hearing process but we want to move forward some other nominees. today we will consider three nominations in multiple foreign service officer lists. i want to thank my colleagues for helping the committee work through these promotions in an appropriate fashion, allow us to take these steps forward today. any comments you would like to make? >> as chairman for mister sullivan we are trying to get some confirmed ambassadors to make your job easier, hope you appreciate the fact that chairman corker's nominations are moving as quickly as possible. if you are confirmed, i want you to get nominations a little sooner but very supp
served in the administration of george w. bush. myself as assistant secretary of trade, financeon issues, and john as did the committee -- deputy secretary of commerce. we worked on a number of policy issues together. you all have had an opportunity to see his resume. i want to highlight his personal background and next area. clerk for as a law judge john was them on the fifth circuit court of appeals, then later as a law clerk for justice souter on the u.s. supreme court. in 2004, secretary of defense rumsfeld appointed him as counsel to the department of defense. he then moved to commerce, where he served as deputy secretary. he currently cochairs mayor brown's national security practice and serves as chairman of the u.s.-iraq business dialogue. i mention these positions because i think we can all agree american foreign policy is not just formed in the halls of foggy bottom but in the departments of defense, energy, commerce, treasury, justice, and many other agencies throughout washington. hiss in this vein i believe substantial experience and federal government will serve an importan
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)