advice and consent

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Noun1.advice and consent - a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-makingadvice and consent - a legal expression in the United States Constitution that allows the Senate to constrain the President's powers of appointment and treaty-making
Constitution of the United States, U.S. Constitution, United States Constitution, US Constitution, Constitution - the constitution written at the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia in 1787 and subsequently ratified by the original thirteen states
locution, saying, expression - a word or phrase that particular people use in particular situations; "pardon the expression"
law, jurisprudence - the collection of rules imposed by authority; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"
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Dickson, who was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in July, recently retired from Delta Air Lines (NYSE:DAL) as Senior Vice President-Flight Operations, where he was responsible for the company's safety and operational performance as well as for pilot training, crew scheduling and regulatory compliance.
Kilbride was nominated by President Donald Trump on March 6, and was confirmed by the U.S. Senate on Aug.1.
Earlier his nomination was confirmed by the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
He was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate and held the post until 2017, when he was named deputy attorney general.
Lowell Harris Professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University and a research associate in the International Finance and Macroeconomics (IFM) and International Trade and Investment (ITI) programs, was confirmed by the U.S. Senate in August 2018 as the vice chair of the Federal Reserve Board.
On the day before Thanksgiving, he concluded, "The independent judiciary is something we should all be thankful for." Never silent for long, Trump hit back from his resort home in Florida, bluntly questioning the independence of federal judges appointed by his predecessor and others and confirmed by the U.S. Senate. He especially criticized those on California's 9th U.S.
* Secretary DeVos congratulated (https://www.ed.gov/news/press-releases/secretary-devos-welcomes-scott-stump-and-james-blew-us-department-education) Scott Stump and James Blew on being confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as Assistant Secretary for Career, Technical, and Adult Education and Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, respectively.
If confirmed by the U.S. Senate, Kavanaugh would replace Justice Anthony Kennedy, who announced his retirement this month.
Former Metra Chairman Marty Oberman will be taking his bow ties and bicycle to Washington if confirmed by the U.S. Senate for a spot on the U.S.
attorney jobs must be confirmed by the U.S. Senate.
"It is a distinct honor to be nominated by President Trump and confirmed by the U.S. Senate to serve as chairman of the NEH," Peede said.