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Lawmaker’s Comment Suggests Senate Confirmation Not Void of External Influence

“Mr. Nominee, let me take this time to congratulate you for your preferment. You know many times we are coerced to swallow the bitter pills to accept some average and some not average.” This was the exact comment of Grand Kru’s Sen. Peter Coleman to former senator Blamo Nelson during his confirmation hearing as Liberia Ambassador-designate to Japan, before the Senate’s Committee on Foreign Relations, Monday, July 8.