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Senate Confirms Lee to SEC, Patel for Treasury

June 20, 2019, 7:01 PM

The Senate confirmed by voice vote Allison Lee to be a member of the Securities and Exchange Commission and Bimal Patel to be an assistant secretary of the Treasury.

  • NOTE: The Senate Banking Committee backed Lee’s nomination by voice vote earlier this week; she will succeed Democrat Kara Stein, who left the SEC in January.
  • The Senate also confirmed Dino Falaschetti to be director of the Office of Financial Research at the Treasury Department.
  • Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell scheduled next vote for June 24 at 5:30 p.m. on the motion to proceed to S. 1790, the defense policy ...