Senator Hawley blocks quick consideration of Biden homeland security nominee

WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - U.S. Republican Senator Josh Hawley said on Monday he would block quick consideration by the Senate Homeland Security Committee of the nomination of Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security secretary.

Hawley cited concerns about President-elect Joe Biden's immigration policies for holding up the confirmation. (Reporting by Eric Beech, Editing by Franklin Paul)

01/19/2021 20:05

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