NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE:
Joel Danies, of Maryland, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Gabonese Republic, and to serve concurrently and without additional compensation as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Democratic Republic of Sao Tome and Principe.
Michael D. Griffin, of Alabama, to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, vice Alan F. Estevez. Scott A. Mugno, of Pennsylvania, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor, vice David Morris Michaels.
Randall G. Schriver, of Virginia, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, vice David B. Shear.
Douglas Webster, of Virginia, to be Chief Financial Officer, Department of Education, vice Lawrence A. Warder, resigned.
James R. Sweeney II, of Indiana, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, vice Sarah Evans Barker, retired.