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Senate to vote Tuesday on Biden's secretary of State pick

Added 01-25-21 09:57:02pm EST - “The Senate will vote Tuesday on Tony Blinken's? nomination to be President Biden's secretary of State.? ?” - Thehill.com


Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Thehill.com: “Senate to vote Tuesday on Biden's secretary of State pick”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Senate will vote Tuesday on Tony Blinken's nomination to be President Biden's secretary of State.  

The vote, set to take place at noon, is expected to make Blinken the fourth Senate-confirmed Cabinet pick for Biden, and the second to be confirmed this week. 

Senate Majority Leader Charles SchumerChuck SchumerCapitol insurrection fallout: A PATRIOT Act 2.0? Schumer calls for DOJ watchdog to probe alleged Trump effort to oust acting AG Student loan forgiveness would be windfall for dentists, doctors and lawyers MORE (D-N.Y.) scheduled his confirmation vote as the Senate wrapped up its work for Monday. 

The move came shortly after the Senate Foreign Relations Committee signed off on Blinken's nomination in a 15-3 vote on Monday, paving the way for it to be taken up on the Senate floor. 

GOP Sens. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzTed Cruz, Seth Rogen trade insults as Twitter spat flares Biden leans on Obama-era appointees on climate Ethics complaint filed against Biggs, Cawthorn and Gosar over Capitol riot MORE (Texas), Rand PaulRandal (Rand) Howard PaulSunday shows preview: All eyes on Biden administration to tackle coronavirus The Hill's Morning Report - Biden takes office, calls for end to 'uncivil war' Senate confirms Biden's intel chief, giving him first Cabinet official MORE (Ky.) and John BarrassoJohn Anthony BarrassoOVERNIGHT ENERGY: Biden EPA asks Justice Dept. to pause defense of Trump-era rules | Company appeals rejection of Pebble Mine | Energy pick Granholm to get hearing Wednesday Nomination hearing for Biden Energy pick Granholm set for Wednesday Trump impeachment article being sent to Senate Monday MORE (Wyo.) opposed the nomination in committee. 


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