Archive - February 21, 2018

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Jody Olsen Takes The Stand (Again)–Congressional Confirmation Hearing
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Ashley Bell, “In, Up and Out” in Trump’s Fast Turn Over Peace Corps Administration

Jody Olsen Takes The Stand (Again)–Congressional Confirmation Hearing

Things on the Hill are often subject to change: Date:  February, 27, 2018 Place:  Dirkson Senate Office Bldg:  Room 418 Time:  2:30 p.m.  (Suggest arrival 30 minutes before) Length of hearing:  35 – 45 minutes URL to watch on computer: https://www.foreign.senate.gov/hearings/nominations-021518  Thanks to the ‘heads up’ from Tino Calabia (Peru 1963-65)

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Ashley Bell, “In, Up and Out” in Trump’s Fast Turn Over Peace Corps Administration

Ashley Bell, now an Associate Director of the Peace Corps, has been appointed regional director for the Small Business Administration in the Southeast. Bell, a lawyer and former member of the Hall County Board of Commissioners, has held several positions in the Trump administration — most recently as an Associate Director of the Peace Corps. He got in early with President Donald Trump’s campaign and Republican forces in the general election. “I’m a Day One guy for the administration,” Bell told The Times in a call from Atlanta on Tuesday. Bell worked in communications for the Republican National Committee during President Donald Trump’s campaign, and after Trump’s election Bell worked in communications for the State Department transition team before moving to the Peace Corps to work in external relations with other agencies, the public and Congress. Bell’s brief career at the agency Washington, D.C., July 7, 2017 — The White House has appointed . . .

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