Republican Senators Raise Concerns Over Shelton’s Fed Candidacy

WASHINGTON—Two senior Republican senators raised concerns Thursday over one of President Trump’s nominees to the Federal Reserve Board, clouding the prospects for her Senate confirmation.

Economist Judy Sheltonhas advocated for the Fed to cut interest rates over the past year in part to prevent the U.S. dollar from strengthening relative to other currencies and in response to rate cuts by other central banks.