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Finance Panel Approves Treasury and Tax Court Nominees

July 31, 2019, 8:14 PM

The Senate Finance Committee July 31 advanced three nominees for the Treasury Department and a U.S. tax court nominee, readying them for consideration by the full Senate.

Brent McIntosh, the nominee for Treasury undersecretary for international affairs, was approved on a 15-13 vote during a meeting held off the Senate floor, according to a committee staffer. Brian Callanan, who would serve as Treasury general counsel, advanced on a 17-11 vote.

Finance ranking member Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) said prior to the vote that he planned to oppose the nominations of Callanan and McIntosh, currently lawyers with Treasury, because they were “at...

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