Baucus said that the latest reports of Lew receiving a large severance payment from NYU will not affect his path to confirmation, adding that the university “can do whatever it wants to do.”
Hatch said he plans to explore concerns of unanswered questions more fully — perhaps when the nomination comes to the floor — citing his frustration with the Obama administration for a “lack of responsiveness” to inquiries from panel Republicans.
Ben Weyl and Alan K. Ota contributed to this story.
James Jones, communications director for DC Vote, tapes a "DC Constituents Service Day" sign on the wall as he stands with other DC residents outside of Rep. Andy Harris's office on Capitol Hill to protest Harris' actions against D.C.'s marijuana laws on Thursday, July 24, 2014. DC Vote encouraged DC residents to bring their complaints about city services to the Maryland congressman.