Trump Nominates Meteorologist As Science And Technology Adviser

The White House announced August 1 that Donald Trump nominated Kelvin Droegemeier, a meteorology professor and former member of the National Science Board, to serve as the director for the Office of Science and Technology Policy.

“I am deeply honored that President Trump intends to nominate me to serve the nation as Director of the Office of Science and Technology Policy, and I look forward to the Senate confirmation process! Your expressions of support mean a great deal to me – thank you very much!” Droegemeier wrote in a August 1 tweet.

Members of Congress previously criticized the president for leaving the science and technology adviser post vacant, specifically citing the administration’s antagonistic stance towards federal scientists.

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