Julie Myers clears Senate committee
Posted Fri, Oct 7, 2005 at 7:48 pm
The Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee today approved, on a 7-2 vote, President Bush's nomination of Julie Myers to lead the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement bureau.As Reuters' report says here:
The Senate Judiciary Committee now has 30 days to vote on the nominee...
Her uncle is Air Force Gen. Richard Myers, the just retired chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. She worked for Chertoff when he was at the Justice Department, and she is married to Chertoff's current chief of staff.Please contact the Judiciary Committee members and urge them to oppose Myers. Previous coverage of this latest instance of Bush not doing his job starts here.