The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation will hold an executive session on Wednesday, February 3, 2021, at 9:30 am to consider the nomination of Gina Raimondo, of Rhode Island, to be Secretary of the United States Department of Commerce.

Update: The U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation voted 21 – 3 to confirm Governor Gina Raimondo as Secretary of Commerce.

The nomination now moves to a full vote on the Senate floor.

A live video will be available at https://www.commerce.senate.gov/2021/2/executive-session

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