Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback returned to Washington D.C. this week for a second U.S. Senate committee confirmation hearing on his nomination for ambassador-at-large for international religious freedom. Testimony was to began early Thursday afternoon, according to the Foreign Relations Committee web site.
President Donald Trump nominated the two-term Republican governor for the ambassadorship in late July.
However, Brownback wasn’t among dozens of nominees given final approval by the end of the year. There is no word on how long the process will take.
Following this latest round of testimony, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Governor Sam Brownback to be the Ambassador-at-large for International Religious Freedom on Thursday afternoon.
The nomination will now go to the full Senate. There is no timeline on when they will schedule a vote.