Steve Clemons On Trump Cabinet Confirmation Hearings

Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Zach Gibson / AP Photo
Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary-designate Ben Carson testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee. Zach Gibson / AP Photo

Steve Clemons On Trump Cabinet Confirmation Hearings

As America prepares for a transition of power, the Senate is fast at work vetting nominees for Donald Trump’s new cabinet.

Two days of hearings have passed and Russia, the Middle East, climate change and nuclear proliferation are all subjects that have come up. We discuss the nominees and their stances with Steve Clemons, the Washington editor-at-large for The Atlantic.