Linda McMahon, who married into one of wrestling’s founding families and helped build the WWE into the largest professional wrestling company in the world, was confirmed Tuesday as the head of the Small Business Administration.
Democrats may not be able to score many legislative wins in this Congress, but they appear set on slowing the process down to a snail's pace, particularly when it comes to financial appointments and rollback of the Dodd-Frank Act.
President Trump is scheduled Friday to order a review of Dodd-Frank and a halt to the Obama fiduciary rule. A signing ceremony is set for noon following a meeting of more than a dozen top corporate executives.
The Senate Finance Committee approved the nomination of Treasury Secretary-designate Steven Mnuchin 14-0 on Wednesday after changing the rules to allow Republicans to vote without any Democrats present.
Democrats and progressive groups have drawn a line in the sand over Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray, hoping to capitalize on the successful march on Washington this past weekend to rally support for him and his agency.