President Donald J. Trump Announces Intent to Nominate Individuals to Key Administration Posts


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Today, President Donald J. Trump announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key positions in his Administration:

James P. Danly of Tennessee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, for the remainder of a five-year term expiring June 30, 2023.

James Danly is General Counsel of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Before joining the Commission, he was a member of the energy regulation and litigation group at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher and Flom LLP. Danly previously served as law clerk to Judge Danny Boggs at the United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. He was a managing director of the Institute for the Study of War and an International Affairs Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. Danly is a former United States Army officer who served two tours in Iraq, first with an infantry company in Baghdad and then on staff at Multi-National Force—Iraq, receiving a Bronze Star and Purple Heart. Danly earned his J.D. from Vanderbilt University Law School and B.A. from Yale University.