Confirmed: EUR’s Philip Gordon

The hold did not stick very long. On May 14th the Senate finally confirmed by unanimous consent, Philip H. Gordon to be an Assistant Secretary of State for the EUR bureau.

Congressional Record
[Page: S5541] GPO’s PDF

No word yet on when the nominations of Susan Flood Burk (to be Special Representative of the President, with the rank of Ambassador) and Harold Hongju Koh, (to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State) would come to a vote. Both nominations have been favorably reported by SFRC on May 13 without printed report.

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