Hearing delayed for Trump’s Labor pick

Hearing delayed for Trump’s Labor pick

The confirmation hearing for Andy Puzder, President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpGOP nearing end game on immigration votes Tech companies scramble as sweeping data rules take effect Comey: Trump's 'Spygate' claims are made up MORE’s pick for Labor secretary, has been pushed back.

The Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee said the hearing, tentatively scheduled for Tuesday, may not take place until February.

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The committee was forced to push back a hearing on confirming Betsy DeVos as Education secretary from this week to next week, creating a scheduling conflict.

“Mr. Puzder’s hearing was tentatively scheduled for Jan. 17 but will have to be moved due to the rescheduling of Mrs. DeVos’s hearing to the 17th at the request of Senate leadership,” an aid to Chairman Lamar AlexanderAndrew (Lamar) Lamar AlexanderOvernight Health Care — Sponsored by PCMA — Abortion rights group plans M campaign to flip the House Senate health committee to hold hearing on Trump drug pricing plan Overnight Health Care — Sponsored by PCMA — VA reform bill heads to Trump's desk MORE (R-Tenn.) told The Hill on Friday.

“Because of the complicated senate calendar in January, the hearing may not be until February.”