U.S. Senate panel to hold Jan 26 hearing on Biden Commerce nominee

20 Jan 2021 / 07:00 H.

    WASHINGTON, Jan 19 (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Commerce Committee will hold a Jan. 26 hearing on President-elect Joe Biden's nomination of Rhode Island Governor Gina Raimondo to head the U.S. Commerce Department.

    Separately, Commerce officials said Wynn Coggins, who is deputy assistant secretary for administration, has been designated to serve as the acting Commerce secretary. (Reporting by David Shepardson Editing by Chris Reese)

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