Full Committee Hearing

Hearing to Consider the Nominations of Joseph H. Gale, Michael W. Punke, Islam A. Siddiqui, Paul Piquado, and David S. Johanson

Date: Monday, September 12, 2011 Time: 04:00 PM Location: 215 Dirksen Senate Office Building

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Member Statements

  1. Senator Max Baucus (D - MT)
  2.  Orrin G. Hatch (R - UT)


  1. Mr. Joseph H. Gale
    of Virginia, to be a Judge
    United States Tax Court
  2. Mr. Michael Punke
    of Montana, to be Deputy United States Trade Representative with Rank of Ambassador
    Executive Office of the President
  3. Islam Siddiqui
    of Virginia, Chief Agricultural Negotiator, with the rank of Ambassador, Office of the United States Trade Representative
    Executive Office of the President
  4. Mr. Paul Piquado
    of the District of Columbia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce
    United States Department of Commerce
  5. Mr. David S. Johanson
    of Texas, to be a Member
    United States International Trade Commission

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