Senate Committee Approves Branstad for China Ambassadorship

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Gov. Terry Branstad testifies before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during his nomination hearing to become ambassador to China.

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WASHINGTON –Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad is one step closer to being confirmed as the U.S. Ambassador to China.

Tuesday morning the Senate Foreign Relations Committee approved Branstad, with a voice vote. Sen. Charles Grassley sent a tweet out shortly after the vote.

The full Senate still needs to vote to confirm Branstad.

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