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  • "It freezes action at the career level. ... If you're in an agency where you want accelerated action, like Justice or Treasury or Homeland Security, the vacancies are quite significant in terms of stopping things from happening that you want to happen," he said.

    Democrats go slow on confirmations →

  • A confirmation slowdown is not unexpected near the end of a president's term as members of the opposite party seek to leave positions open in hopes of having their own president make the nominations, said Paul C. Light, a professor at New York University.

    Democrats go slow on confirmations →

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