NCUA Chairman Debbie Matz' decision to take Vice Chairman Rick Metsger's title to a vote shifts attention to the board's incoming member.
Senate leaders agreed to schedule a vote on the NCUA board nominee as early as next week.
Outgoing board member suggests NCUA consider guidance as an alternative to more regulation.
If confirmed, McWatters will replace Board Member Michael Fryzel, whose term expired last summer.
WASHINGTON — The Republican from Texas also earned praise from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.).
WASHINGTON - NCUA Board nominee tells Senate committee he'll consider unintended consequences and promote transparency if confirmed.
Confirmation hearing for NCUA board hopeful was postponed due to weather. New date with Senate Banking Committee is March 13.
NCUA board hopeful will share the confirmation panel with three Federal Reserve Board nominees.