Jewish American Heritage Month, 2017

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims May 2017 as Jewish American Heritage Month By the President of the United States of America During Jewish American Heritage Month, we celebrate our Nation’s strong American Jewish heritage, rooted in the ancient faith and traditions of the Jewish people.  The small band of Dutch Jews who first immigrated in …

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How does Senate confirmation work?

By Mark Trainer – Jan 12, 2017   Before President-elect Trump’s Cabinet choices can start work, their appointments must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate. Somewhere between 1,200 and 1,400 government positions require confirmation. While presidents make replacement appointments throughout their term of office, new presidents make many appointments right away. This obliges the Senate to hold …

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