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Lack of senators at committee delays Trump health official vote

Mar 01, 2017 - CNN

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- The confirmation path for President Donald Trump's pick to head the powerful Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services hit a minor snag Wednesday when not enough senators -- some from each party -- showed up at a Senate Finance Committee session to vote on sending her nomination to the Senate floor for a final vote.

Despite the snafu, Seema Verma is expected to be confirmed soon for the job that will give her major influence over changes to the Affordable Care Act, wh...