May 16, 2018

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Business Meeting Action Report – May 16

WASHINGTON – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee today reported various nominations to the full Senate for consideration.

The agenda and results from the committee’s business meeting are included below and online here.

U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee
Business Meeting Agenda
May 16, 2018 10:00 a.m. ET
Senate Dirksen 419

Nominees

Mr. Francis R. Fannon, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Energy Resources). - Agreed to en bloc by voice vote (Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) recorded as ‘nay’)

Mr. Jonathan R. Cohen, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be the Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations, with the rank and status of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and the Deputy Representative of the United States of America in the Security Council of the United Nations, and to be Representative of the United States of America to the Sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, during his tenure of service as Deputy Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations. - Agreed to en bloc by voice vote

Mr. David B. Cornstein, of New York, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Hungary. - Agreed to en bloc by voice vote

Mr. Eliot Pedrosa, of Florida, to be the Alternate Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank. - Agreed to en bloc by voice vote

The Honorable Jackie Wolcott, of Virginia, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador and to be Representative of the United States of America to the International Atomic Energy Agency?. Agreed to en bloc by voice vote

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