In this news, we discuss the Senate Committee Unanimously Approves Yellen’s Appointment as Secretary of the US Treasury
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted unanimously to approve Janet Yellen as the first female Treasury secretary on Friday, sending her nomination to the Senate for a floor vote and saying she would easily get the ‘approval.
Yellen, who served as Federal Reserve Chairman from 2014 to 2018, was approved by a 26-0 vote in the committee, split evenly between Democrats and Republicans.
Reporting by David Lawder and Heather Timmons; Edited by Chizu Nomiyama
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