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Where Maryland’s senators stand on Trump’s cabinet picks

February 10th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Republican-controlled Senate is beginning to confirm President Donald Trump's cabinet and other key nominees. The Baltimore Sun has a look at how Maryland's two senators — both Democrats — have voted on those appointments on the floor. For nominees on whom floor votes have not been held, the list reflects the senators' public comments.

Sen. Ben Cardin

Rex Tillerson, State: Voted 'No'

Steve Mnuchin, Treasury: Has indicated opposition

James Mattis, Defense: Voted 'Yes'

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General: Voted 'No'

Tom Price, Health and Human Services: Voted 'No'

Elaine Chao, Transportation: Voted 'Yes'

Betsy DeVos, Education: Voted 'No'

John Kelly, Homeland Security: Voted 'Yes'

Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations: Voted 'Yes'

Mike Pompeo, Central Intelligence Agency: Voted 'No'

Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency: Has indicated opposition

Sen. Chris Van Hollen

Rex Tillerson, State: Voted 'No'

Steve Mnuchin, Treasury: Has indicated opposition

James Mattis, Defense: Voted 'Yes'

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General: Voted 'no'

Andrew Puzder, Labor: Has indicated opposition

Tom Price, Health and Human Services: Voted 'No'

Elaine Chao, Transportation: Voted 'Yes'

Betsy DeVos, Education: Voted 'No'

John Kelly, Homeland Security: Voted 'No'

Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations: Voted 'Yes'

Mike Pompeo, Central Intelligence Agency: Voted 'No'

Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency: Has indicated opposition

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February 2nd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

The Republican-controlled Senate is beginning to confirm President Donald Trump's cabinet and other key nominees. The Baltimore Sun provides a a look at how Maryland's two senators — both Democrats — have voted on those appointments on the floor. For nominees on whom floor votes have not been held, the list reflects the senators' public comments.

Sen. Ben Cardin

Rex Tillerson, State: Voted 'No'

Steve Mnuchin, Treasury: Has indicated opposition

James Mattis, Defense: Voted 'Yes'

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General: Has indicated opposition

Tom Price, Health and Human Services: Has indicated opposition

Elaine Chao, Transportation: Voted 'Yes'

Betsy DeVos, Education: Has indicated opposition

John Kelly, Homeland Security: Voted 'Yes'

Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations: Voted 'Yes'

Mike Pompeo, Central Intelligence Agency: Voted 'No'

Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency: Has indicated opposition

Sen. Chris Van Hollen

Rex Tillerson, State: Voted 'No'

Steve Mnuchin, Treasury: Has indicated opposition

James Mattis, Defense: Voted 'Yes'

Jeff Sessions, Attorney General: Has indicated opposition

Andrew Puzder, Labor: Has indicated opposition

Tom Price, Health and Human Services: Has indicated opposition

Elaine Chao, Transportation: Voted 'Yes'

Betsy DeVos, Education: Has indicated opposition

John Kelly, Homeland Security: Voted 'No'

Nikki Haley, Ambassador to the United Nations: Voted 'Yes'

Mike Pompeo, Central Intelligence Agency: Voted 'No'

Scott Pruitt, Environmental Protection Agency: Has indicated oppositio


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