Senator announces hold on DOD nominees for industrial policy, deputy AQ chiefs

By Briana Reilly / July 28, 2022 at 3:03 PM
Two of President Biden's picks for key Defense Department posts -- deputy acquisition chief and the newly created industrial policy head -- are facing a roadblock in their path for Senate approval after one lawmaker today warned he would be placing a hold on their nominations. The move, which Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-AK) announced during the Senate Armed Services Committee’s nomination hearing today, puts a pause on the panel’s ability to move forward with Radha Plumb and Laura Taylor-Kale, tapped...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.