Several of President Biden’s cabinet candidates are facing difficult confirmation hearings in the Senate. Many Republicans and even some Democrats have expressed opposition to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) choice Neera Tanden, and candidates such as Deb Haaland for Home Secretary and Xavier Becerra for Health Secretary and Social Services (HHS) will most likely be approved by low partisan margins.
They are qualified people, and according to its policy opposition to their appointments is regrettable. But even more It is unfortunate that this opposition is based on racism or sexism, as some Democrats and militant groups have argued. Whether or not the nominees are supported, their nominations have been controversial from the start for lawmakers from both parties for reasons rooted in politics and political positions. Labeling …
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