February 14, 2012 04:30 PM

Senator Paul Objects to Confirming DOE nominations

During Tuesday's session of the Senate, Senator Bingaman asked unanimous consent to confirm the following Department of Energy nominations:

-          Calendar #493, Charles DeWitt McConnell to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Fossil Energy)

-          Calendar #494, David T. Danielson to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy)

-          Calendar #495, LaDoris Guess Harris to be Director of the Office of Minority Economic Impact, Department of Energy

-          Calendar #496, Gregory Howard Woods to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy

-          Calendar #527, Arunava Majumdar to be Under Secretary of Energy

Senator Paul then objected to Senator Bingaman's request.