Leading Democrats in Washington are militarizing identity politics to defend some of the most controversial candidates in President Biden’s cabinet against criticism.
Neera Tanden, representative Deb Haaland, DN.M. and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra have all come under scrutiny for their political positions and public statements, but some Democrats suggest the candidates’ criticisms are motivated by bias.
During Becerra’s second confirmation hearing to become Secretary of Health and Human Services on Wednesday, Senator Alex Padilla, D-Calif., Suggested that Becerra “was held to a very different standard than some of the candidates.” confirmed by the Senate during President Donald Trump’s administration.
THE APPOINTMENTS OF THE FIRM SUBJECT BY ETHICAL CONCERNS
“Becerra and I, throughout our careers, have too often been the only Latinos in the room,” said the California senator …
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