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Trump Administration appoints acting-assistant secretary of MSHA

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The Trump Administration has announced its selection if Wayne Palmer to serve as acting assistant secretary for MSHA. Palmer has been serving as the Trump Administration’s chief of staff of the Department of Labor (DoL), and will be replaced there by Nicholas Geale, DoL’s solicitor. Earlier in his career, Palmer served as chief of staff for then-Senator Rick Santorum (R-PA). The temporary appointment means that Palmer does not require Senate confirmation, so the move enables DoL to more expeditiously to provide senior political leadership at MSHA.

It is widely believed that the Administration will announce its intent to nominate an individual to serve as a permanent Trump appointee to head MSHA in September. That confirmation process should continue at least into the Autumn.

Read the article online at: https://www.worldcement.com/the-americas/23082017/trump-administration-appoints-acting-assistant-secretary-of-msha/

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