Ryder confirmed by Senate for TVA board

Alexander recommends alternative to national emergency for border wall

By , Daily Memphian Updated: February 28, 2019 4:25 PM CT | Published: February 28, 2019 3:41 PM CT

John Ryder's confirmation by the Senate came on a busy Thursday in D.C. that included U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander calling from the Senate floor for an alternative to President Donald Trump's national emergency.

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Bill Dries

Bill Dries

Bill Dries covers city government and politics. He is a native Memphian and has been a reporter for more than 40 years.


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