Rodriguez, Tassi staying as government whips for now, changes expected soon
By Samantha Wright AllenJul. 25, 2018
Chief Government Whip Pablo Rodriguez and Deputy Whip Filomena Tassi will stay in those roles for at least the next few weeks as they take on their new roles in cabinet.
Filomena Tassi and Pablo Rodriguez are, at least for now, still the deputy and chief government whips. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and Rachel Aiello
New cabinet members Pablo Rodriguez and Filomena Tassi are staying in their whip roles for the time being, but an announcement will be made in the coming weeks about who’s taking on the posts, says a PMO spokesperson.
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