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Senate confirms Dickson for FAA

July 25, 2019

Via: Politico

DICKSON CONFIRMED: The Senate gave Dickson the green light to be administrator of the FAA on Wednesday in a 52-40 party-line vote, with seven presidential candidates and Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) not voting. (Isakson is in Georgia recovering after a fall left him with several broken ribs, but he cheered Dickson’s confirmation in a statement.) Dickson prevailed despite Democrats’ concerns that he may have had a part in alleged retaliation against a whistleblowing Delta pilot. He will take over an agency dealing with the fallout from the Boeing 737 MAX crashes.

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