Sources: Trump unlikely to fill NCUA board slots for months

President Trump is unlikely to send the Senate his two choices to fill vacancies on the NCUA board until late fall at the earliest, according to sources in Washington and the credit union community.

Those sources said the White House has not started interviewing potential candidates. They said when the nominees are selected—one Republican and one Democrat—they probably will be sent to the Senate together.

Pairing the two nominees could smooth the confirmation process, they said.

“They provide political cover for each other when paired, as is almost certain to happen,” said former NCUA Board Chairman Dennis Dollar.


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