Update (4:10 p.m.): Institutional Religious Freedom Alliance (IRFA) president Stanley Carlson-Thies has released a statement voicing his support for Rogers in her new role.
However, he notes one caveat:
Many faith-based organizations will be very uneasy about Rogers' view that their right to hire on a religious basis should be limited in any program they operate using government funds. Such a universal limit would be unprecedented and would cause many of the government's current and most-valued service partners to have to walk away.
(Update, 9:20 a.m.): A call to CT from White House Office of Communications specialty media director Shin Inouye confirmed Rogers' appointment.
In addition, today's Politico Playbook includes a statement from senior adviser to the president, Valerie ...1