GOP Works To Block Biden’s Choice In Healthcare; Dems unimpressed
President Joe Biden’s election as Minister of Health, Xavier Becerra, faces controversial Senate hearings two days ago. The Republicans portray the Californian as unfit, but the Democrats are unfazed and accuse the GOP of being politicians despite the coronavirus pandemic. >> Watch the Tuesday hearing LIVE in the player above on two panels. On Tuesday, it will be the turn of the Health Committee, followed by the Finance Committee, which will vote to send Becerra’s nomination to the Senate. If approved, he would be the first Latino to head the Department of Health and Human Services, a $ 1.4 trillion agency with a broad portfolio that includes health insurance programs, drug safety, and approvals.