That was fast

By Sebastian Sprenger / January 15, 2016 at 4:24 PM

Just days after Republicans on the Senate Armed Services Committee complained that Eric Fanning should no longer be the acting Army secretary, prompting the Pentagon to temporarily remove him from the post, the panel has scheduled to get him a confirmation hearing after all.

According to the committee's website, the hearing is scheduled for Jan. 21 at 9:30 a.m.

Expect a quip or two about the behind-the-scenes wrangling that surely must have gone down in getting the nomination treated right and proper by all involved.