A familiar source, who said the confirmation timeline was not expected to be significantly changed, said the reason for the delay was that the senators wanted a hearing in person and Friday’s session was scheduled. Far away
Ned Price, a spokesman for the Biden Transformation team, said the team was “disappointed”; by the delay.
“DNI determines Haines is looking forward to appearing before the committee tomorrow. We are disappointed that the trial has been delayed, especially given the urgency of having a national security leader replaced during this crisis.” The DNI, however, required Haines eager to look forward to the opportunity. To answer the committee’s questions next week, “Price said.
Acting intelligence chief Marco Rubio, a Florida Republican and Vice President Mark Warner of Virginia Democrats, said Thursday night the committee was taking steps. “As soon as possible”
“Despite the unusual situation on Capitol Hill, the committee works in good faith to move this nominee as quickly as possible and make sure that its members have. Opportunity to question nominees, both open and closed. A pivotal role in governing the 18 agencies that make up our nation’s intelligence community and the committee look forward to a hearing with Ms Haines next week.
This story has been updated with additional information.