Yes and No

/ February 9, 2009 at 5:00 AM

This just out from Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Carl Levin's (D-MI) spokesman (note the last sentence):

This evening, February 9, 2009, the Senate voted to confirm:

Robert F. Hale to be Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer;

Michèle Flournoy to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy; and

Jeh Charles Johnson to be General Counsel, Department of Defense, reported out of Committee on February 5, 2009.

The Senate did not take action on the nomination of William J. Lynn III to be Deputy Secretary of Defense, also reported out of Committee on February 5, 2009.

-- John Liang

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