Seema Verma gets second vote after tie at Senate committee
Members present Wednesday voted 9 to 9 on whether to send the nomination of Seema Verma to the full Senate for confirmation.
By Katherine Greifeld|March 01, 2017 at 10:45 PM
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The Senate Finance Committee will vote again Thursday on President Donald Trump’s nominee to head U.S. health programs for the elderly, poor, and disabled after an initial tally resulted in a tie.
Members present Wednesday voted 9 to 9 on whether to send the nomination of Seema Verma to the full Senate for confirmation as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. The Senate Finance Committee will reconvene on Thursday, said Chairman Orrin Hatch, a Republican from Utah.
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