Soon after President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson, left the hot seat in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee confirmation hearings, the committee voted in a business meeting to advance Montenegro’s bid to join NATO to the Senate floor.
In December, the Senate failed to approve the treaty unanimously. Two Republicans — Senators Rand Paul of Kentucky and Mike Lee of Utah — objected to the move. According to VOA sources, Paul was not present at the Wednesday business meeting.
A Foreign Relations committee source said Montenegro’s NATO treaty “heads now to the full Senate, but that manner is …read more
Source: Voice of America