Leader McConnell Meets with Secretary of Labor Nominee Gene Scalia

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) released the following statement after meeting with the president’s nominee for Secretary of Labor, Gene Scalia:

“I enjoyed meeting today with Gene Scalia, nominated to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.

“In Mr. Scalia, President Trump has chosen a veteran public servant, a sharp lawyer, and a consummate professional. His strong legal credentials, considerable expertise on labor and regulatory issues, and prior experience serving at the Department will make him an asset to the administration, and to the American people.

“I look forward to the Senate’s forthcoming consideration of Mr. Scalia’s nomination.”

Background: The Senate will consider this nomination in a timely manner. Additional details and scheduling announcements regarding confirmation hearings will be forthcoming from the Senate Committee on Health, Education Labor and Pensions.


Related Issues: Labor, Nominations