The New Paper

March 19, 2021

Senate confirms HHS nominee

The Senate voted 50-49 to confirm Xavier Becerra as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Becerra previously served in the House of Representatives before becoming California’s Attorney General in 2017. He is the first Latino to lead the Department of Health and Human Services.
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