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Senate Banking Panel Backs Ex-Im, Commerce Nominees (1)

March 13, 2019, 3:06 PMUpdated: March 13, 2019, 4:28 PM

The Senate Banking Committee backed the nominations of Jeffrey Nadaner as the Commerce Department’s assistant secretary for export enforcement and Claudia Slacik to serve on the Export-Import Bank’s board.

The committee vote for Nadaner was 25-0. The committee backed Slacik on a 23-2 vote, with Sens. Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) voting no, a Senate aide told Bloomberg Law March 12 in an email. Both Shelby and Toomey are critics of the bank.

If confirmed by the Senate, Nadaner would play a key role in enforcing U.S. export controls. Slacik, if confirmed, would take a seat on the...

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