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a treasury secretary who gives everybody in america the opportunity to get ahead. thus far i just do not see mr. bae-2's fulfilling that role. we'll going to talk about other issues next week particularly his view with respect to taxes i urge with my colleagues to oppose this nomination and will have further discussion on it next week. with that i yield the floor. i would note the absence of a quorum. >> the treasury secretary nominee steve mnuchin will get us in a vote on monday. for more on that or the the senators on president johnson cabinet picks we spoke to capitol hill reporter. >> the congressional reporter, how is the vote shaping up for
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monday evening and what is the senate's nomination docket like for the rest of the week? >> the mnuchin voters of good to be around 7:00 p.m. and it will be entirely partyline. i expect that only joe mansion will be the only democrat to be supporting him. it will be a little bit of a victory to kick this into monday. it it had been scheduled for saturday morning. a lot of the senators are grumpy and want to go home. it's probably good for the institution from there you came -- tuesday morning will be linda mcmahon and it's been a historically slow of approach but it's starting to pick up a little bit and there's a little bit of a light at the end of the tunnel. >> "politico" reported on -- to
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limit what will we hear about in the confirmation hearing on tuesday. >> you hear about non-documented immigrant who works for him and he did not pay taxes on for four to make five years according to a spokesman. republicans are sticking behind this nomination. i believe democrats have realized that he's probably the only one left that they can perhaps tank that would get to withdraw. they're concentrating the fire on him. chuck schumer, the democratic leader has called in him to to withdraw. you're probably hear more of that in the hearing. i think democrats are going to focus their energy toward scuttling the nomination which is becoming the latest one and one they can put energy for. >> your reporting reporting at political.com. follow him. >> thank you. >> next, on c-span two. china's military and u.s. strategy in a station. then iran's president delivers a speech on the 30th anniversary of the islamic revolution. european union's foreign policy
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chief talks about the future of europe's relationship with the u.s. >> every weekend book tv brings you 48 hours of nonfiction books and authors. here's what's coming up this weekend. saturday night at a district, john hopkins university professor discussed their book, what washington gets wrong. he looks at how unelected government officials regard the american public to make a correlation between the public policy and the president's agenda is much stronger. we feel like there should be a stronger correlation between what the bureaucracy is doing and with what the proxy should be doing. would like to find ways to make that relationship stronger. >> for many years, i have been annoyed at the various surveys undertaken that seem to be designed to show that ordinary americans don't know anything
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about government. >> sunday night at 10:00 p.m. eastern, april ryan, white house correspondence for the american urban network examines race and police shootings from the perspective of african-american mothers in her latest book, at mom's knee. mothers and race in black-and-white. >> this book focuses on women because we are the first influencer in the first teacher. if you look at stats they show that we are also increasingly the head of household in the sole provider in the household. there for the talk is now transfigured from a man to a woman and it's not just from a man to the sun but a woman to the son and daughter. go go to booktv.org for the complete we can schedule. >> now, look at china's a growing military power and u.s. strategy for countering its influence in asia.

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