New York Sun: Time for Trump to fight for Judy Shelton
New York Sun: Time for Trump to fight for Judy Shelton from GATA
From The New York Sun
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Sen. John Thune’s comments today suggesting that Judy Shelton lacks in the Senate the votes to be confirmed as a governor of the Federal Reserve certainly strike us as important.
The latest version of the story, carried by Bloomberg, quotes Mr. Thune, the Republican whip in the upper chamber, as saying, “We’re still working on it,” adding: “It’s the Federal Reserve. It’s important. So obviously we want to get it done.”
We take that as a signal, to the White House as well as to the Senate, that it’s not over. Bloomberg’s Laura Litvan reports that Ms. Shelton is a priority for the White House, which is as it should be.
Not only because Senators Mitt Romney and Susan Collins have said they’ll vote against Ms. Shelton but because Sens. Lamar Alexander and Lisa Murkowski reportedly have yet to decide. …
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