Incoming White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said Sunday there's “no reason” to delay confirmation hearings for President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpTrump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star defaced Report: Senate's Russia probe understaffed Trump won't comment on Le Pen's advancement in French election MORE’s Cabinet nominees until their background checks are complete.
“No, they have to get moving. They have to move faster,” Priebus told "Fox News Sunday." “They have all the information. These are people that have been highly successful in their lives. They need to move quicker."
“The fact is there’s no reason,” he added. “It’s the first week of January, they have all the details that they need, they have all the information that they need. It’s no different from any other new administration coming in. The American people demand it. Change was voted for and change we will get.”
Democrats have vowed to slow down confirmation hearings if all ethics checks have not been completed.
On Sunday, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnellMitch McConnellFive fights for Trump’s first year Warren builds her brand with 2020 down the road AACR’s march on Washington MORE (R-Ky.) said he will not allow confirmation votes until all ethics paperwork has been completed.
The Senate is set to hold a flurry of confirmation hearings this week.