Schumer Eyeing Changes for Senate Democrat Leadership

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer is looking at changes to how his leadership team is structured, including eliminating the position of assistant leader and creating a new role of deputy conference secretary while promoting Democrat Sens. Debbie Stabenow of Michigan and Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota.

The plans come as Sen. Patty Murray, D-Wash., is planning to leave the No. 3 spot in the leadership hierarchy, reports Politico, quoting two Democrat aides familiar with the plans and a copy of the proposal, which it obtained Wednesday.

Murray will be chairing the Appropriations Committee and become Senate pro tempore, putting her in the line of presidential succession.

Read more at Newsmax© 2022 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

There is no custom code to display.

Blogs

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

Biden’s vaccine mandate is not the solution By Governor Brad Little Americans are deeply divided on COVID-19 and the response to it. Public health has turned political, there’s no doubt about it. But the situation playing out in hospitals across the country isn’t up for debate. There are more patients in need of critical care…

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Governor Brad Little Idaho to help secure U.S.-Mexico border because Biden won’t July 7, 2021 Last week I announced my plan to send Idaho State Police (ISP) troopers to Arizona to help secure the United States-Mexico border and curb the flow of illegal drugs into Idaho due to failed Biden-Harris immigration…

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke

670 KBOI GUEST BLOG: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke   Happy Birthday, Idaho – Let’s Celebrate and Maintain the Idaho Way BY: Speaker of the House Scott Bedke, Oakley There is no better place to live, work, and raise a family than Idaho. As a proud Idaho native who believes, promotes and lives our…