Senate likely to vote Tuesday on Trump's Fed pick Shelton

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(Reuters) – The U.S. Senate is likely to vote Tuesday on Republican U.S. President Donald Trump’s pick for the Federal Reserve, former economic adviser Judy Shelton, according to a senior Senate Republican aide.

A procedural vote could come in the afternoon, with a final vote on Shelton’s confirmation later in the day, the aide said.

Republicans have a 53-47 majority in the current Senate, and though three Republicans have indicated they oppose her nomination, she is expected to win approval.

Reporting by David Morgan, writing by Ann Saphir, editing by Andrew Heavens