Yet another recess appointment proves the sham and fraud that was the Obama White House handling of Dawn Johnsen’s nomination to head the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel.
|By: bmaz Wednesday July 7, 2010 7:45 am|
|By: Michael Whitney Saturday March 27, 2010 2:00 pm|
Today President Obama announced a series of recess appointments, including – count ‘em – two seats on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Both appointees, Craig Becker and Mark Pearce, are Democrats nominees. A third nominee, Brian Hayes, a staffer for Senator Mike Enzi, was left behind to be voted on by the Senate.
|By: emptywheel Saturday March 27, 2010 12:29 pm|
Congratulations to Craig Becker, who has finally gotten his recess appointment to serve on the National Labor Relations Board. As well as 14 other people who were similarly recess appointed today.
Not on that list?
|By: Michael Whitney Friday January 29, 2010 4:30 pm|
Sen. John McCain is now two for two: Craig Becker, one of Barack Obama’s three nominations to the National Labor Relations Board will have a hearing before the Senate HELP Committee next week, marking a victory for John McCain and the Republicans.
|By: Michael Whitney Wednesday December 30, 2009 4:50 pm|
Craig Becker, one of Barack Obama’s nominees to serve on the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), was returned to the White House for reconsideration last week, alongside Dawn Johnsen. Becker is counsel for both the AFL-CIO and SEIU, and was nominated to fill one of three vacancies on the Labor Board.
So why’d Becker’s nomination get returned? President McCain placed a hold.