Open Executive Session to Consider the Nominations of Dr. Lael Brainard, Mr. Michael Punke, Dr. Islam Siddiqui, Mr. Michael F. Mundaca, Ms. Mary John Miller, Mr. Jim R. Esquea, Ms. Ellen Gloninger Murray, Dr. Charles Collyns, and Mr. Bryan Hayes Samuels

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United States Senate Committee on Finance
Wednesday, December 23, 2009, 2:20 PM

To consider the nominations of Dr. Lael Brainard, of the District of Columbia, to be Under Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Mr. Michael Punke, of Montana, to be Deputy U.S. Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, Executive Office of the President; Dr. Islam Siddiqui, of Virginia, to be Chief Agricultural Negotiator, Office of the United States Trade Representative, with the rank of Ambassador, Executive Office of the President; Mr. Michael F. Mundaca, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Ms. Mary John Miller, of Maryland, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, U.S. Department of the Treasury; Mr. Jim R. Esquea, of New York, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Ms. Ellen Gloninger Murray, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Health and Human Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Dr. Charles Collyns, of Maryland, to be a Deputy Under Secretary for Treasury, U.S. Department of Treasury; and Mr. Bryan Hayes Samuels, of Illinois, to be Commissioner on Children, Youth, and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

Member Statements

Max Baucus
(D-MT)
Chuck Grassley
(R-IA)