TITLE

Right to Choose

AUTHOR(S)
Sullivan, Andrew
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;01/29/2001, Vol. 224 Issue 5, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents views on the power of the Senate to appoint or reject nominees to the official cabinet of the U.S. President. Mention of the failure of President-elect George W. Bush to receive a public mandate after losing the popular vote to Democratic challenger Al Gore; Constitutional right of the Senate to vet cabinet appointees considering the contentious nature of the presidential election; Bush's plan nominate Missouri legislator Richard Ashcroft to the post of attorney general.
ACCESSION #
4000207

 

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