Elected senator Mark KellyMark KellyCongress ready for chaotic end-of-year sprint Candidate Trump’s long road to the Fed could be a dead end McSally, staff asked to halt mask-less photoshoot inside Capitol Hill MORE (D-Ariz.) Will be sworn in on Wednesday, according to a senior Democratic official.
Kelly defeated Senator GOP. Martha mcsallyMartha’s candidate Elizabeth McSallyTrump’s long path to the Fed could be a dead end McSally, staff asked to end the no-mask photoshoot in Capitol McSally’s top floor speech: ‘I gave it my all and I left everything on the ground ” (Arizona) earlier this month and race results are expected to be certified on Monday, allowing him to join the Senate.
The swearing-in by Kelly, who is married to former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.), Will reduce the GOP Senate majority from 53-47 to 52 Republican seats to 48 Democrats.
In addition to McSally, the Democrats defeated Senator GOP. Cory gardnerCory Gardner Hillicon Valley: Trump Fires Top Federal Cyber Security Official, GOP Senators Push Back | Apple will pay 3 million to solve the fight against batteries | Los Angeles Police Force Bans Use Of Third-Party Facial Recognition Software Senate Passes Bill To Secure Internet-Connected Devices From Cyber-vulnerabilities Democrats Defend At Schumer Over Failed majority of the Senate LEARN MORE (Colorado), while Republicans toppled Democratic Senator Doug Jones (Ala.). The party that will control the chamber in January remains uncertain and will be decided by the outcome of the second round of the January elections in Georgia.
But Kelly’s rise to the Senate complicates GOP efforts to confirm Judy Shelton, President TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump rages against “ 60 minutes ” for interview with Krebs Cornyn Spox: Neera Tanden has “ no chance ” of being confirmed as OMB lawmaker chosen by Biden in Pennsylvania was informed of positive coronavirus test when meeting with Trump: MORE reportcontroversial candidate for the US Federal Reserve.
An attempt to confirm Shelton ahead of the Thanksgiving break ran into a roadblock due to GOP opposition and coronavirus-related absences.
Because three Republican senators – Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar Alexander Congress ready for chaotic end-of-year sprint We need a college leader as secretary of education As Biden administration intensifies, legal effort Trump goes on and on MORE (Tennessee.), Susan collinsSusan Margaret Collins Congress gears up for chaotic year-end sprint Biden’s Cabinet a battleground for future GOP hopes in the White House Two more Trump exit plans targeting disabled workers MORE (Maine) and Mitt RomneyWillard (Mitt) Mitt Romney Voters elected a record number of black women to Congress this year – none set in Republican Congress for a chaotic year-end sprint Biden’s Cabinet a battleground for futures GOP hopes in the White House MORE (Utah) – Oppose Shelton, once Kelly is sworn in she won’t have the votes to confirm unless McConnell can get one of the senators to change her votes or take advantage of an absence democrat.