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Press Release: Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate

July 20, 2021

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Andrew Philip Hunter, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, vice Bruce D. Jette.

Laurie E. Locascio, of Maryland, to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Standards and Technology, vice Walter G. Copan.

Caryn R. McClelland, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Brunei Darussalam.

Michael J. Murphy, of New York, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

James D. Rodriguez, of Texas, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Veterans' Employment and Training, vice John Lowry III.

Howard A. Van Vranken, of California, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Republic of Botswana.

WITHDRAWALS SENT TO THE SENATE:

Michael A. Brown, of California, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, vice Ellen M. Lord, which was sent to the Senate on April 12, 2021.

Javier M. Guzman, of Massachusetts, to be an Assistant Attorney General, vice Joseph H. Hunt, resigned, which was sent to the Senate on April 28, 2021.

Joseph R. Biden, Press Release: Nominations and Withdrawals Sent to the Senate Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/337005

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