The Senate on Wednesday advanced President Donald Trump’s nomination of Michelle Bowman to the Federal Reserve Board and is expected to confirm the former Kansas bank supervisor later this week.
Senators voted 63-36 to end debate on Bowman’s nomination to fill the Fed board seat reserved for officials with community bank experience.
Thirteen Democratic senators broke party ranks to support Bowman, a Republican, while Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) was the sole GOP member to oppose her nomination.
Bowman is on track to be confirmed before the end of the week. She previously served as Kansas’ chief bank regulator and vice president at Farmers & Drovers Bank, a Kansas bank that reported $181 million in assets in 2017.
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