Pressure Mounts For Senators To Confirm HHS Secretary Pick Becerra

By Dorothy Mills-Gregg / February 12, 2021 at 8:21 PM
Senators should hold a confirmation hearing for President Joe Biden’s HHS Secretary nominee Xaiver Becerra once they return later this month from break, former HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, among others, demanded in a press call Friday (Feb. 12), pointing out additional appointments to CMS and other agencies can’t be filled until the secretary is in place. Senate Finance Committee Chair Ron Wyden’s (D-OR) office said they expect to have a hearing on California Attorney General Becerra “as soon as possible...

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