confirmation hearing

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Noun1.confirmation hearing - a hearing held by the US Senate to gather information on whether to approve or reject candidates for high federal office who are nominated by the president
hearing - a session (of a committee or grand jury) in which witnesses are called and testimony is taken; "the investigative committee will hold hearings in Chicago"
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The Senate voted to confirm him after he responded to questions from the lawmakers during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday.
Panfilo Lacson was the first to recommend the approval of Locsin's appointment during the latter's confirmation hearing. "As Secretary of Foreign Affairs, we will agree that he will bring his own brand of diplomacy one that represents the true value of an independent foreign policy enshrined in our constitution," Lacson told the panel.
Kamala Harris, D-Calif., confer before questioning Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of his confirmation hearing, on Capitol Hill in Washington.
During the confirmation hearing, Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri lauded Abas' appointment, saying it manifests the government's commitment to lasting process of development in Mindanao.
Summary: Washington [United States], May 10 (ANI): The United States President Donald Trump's nominee for Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director, Gina Haspel, testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee at her public confirmation hearing.
Her confirmation hearing is scheduled for Wednesday.
However, the process to get the deal signed has "gotten murkier" in light of the postponement of Ronny Jackson's confirmation hearing, Wieland tells investors in a research note.
But until the publication of this book, scant attention had been given as to whether ideology of the justices might involve other and perhaps more important factors than simply asking confirmation hearing questions that will not be answered by nominees.
The announcement came after a confirmation hearing for Julian Williams by the Gwent Police and Crime Panel yesterday.
Neil Gorsuch's confirmation hearing was set to begin at 11 a.m.

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