Biden's pick for top human rights post stuck in nomination limbo
The post has sat empty for several months. Sarah Margon, the presidential nominee to be Assistant Secretary of State for democracy, human rights, and labour, faced intense scrutiny from a top Republican lawmaker over past tweets, leading to heated exchanges between the two during her nomination hearing in late 2020. Since then, the Senate Committee overseeing her nomination has not moved on a vote. Robbie Gramer explores the complexities surrounding her languishing nomination, and that cross-party arguments mean there is no agreement in sight.
From Foreign Policy