Politics (Mar 11, 2021 10:35AM ET)
© Reuters. Senate Finance Committee hearing on the nomination of Xavier Becerra to be secretary of Health and Human Services
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Joe Manchin plans to vote for Xavier Becerra to serve as President Joe Biden’s Secretary of Health and Human Services, MSNBC reported Thursday.
The support from Manchin, a moderate Democrat from West Virginia, is critical because Becerra would need all 50 Democrats in the Senate to vote in favor of his confirmation if Republicans unite in opposition.Democratic U.S. Senator Manchin to vote for Becerra to be HHS Secretary: MSNBC Add a Comment