Tag: secretary

Senate Confirms Retired Neurosurgeon Ben Carson as Secretary of Housing and Urban Development

The Senate confirmed retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson as the new secretary of Housing and Urban Development in a 58-41 vote, primarily along party lines, Thursday. Carson has said he will work to help underprivileged communities. “I feel that I can Read More

Tom Price Clears Senate, Ready to Dismantle Obamacare as HHS Chief

The Senate voted 52-47 early Friday morning to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a surgeon who has fought to repeal Obamacare, as the 23rd secretary of health and human services. Not a single Democrat voted for Price, an outspoken critic Read More

Tom Price Clears Senate, Ready to Dismantle Obamacare as HHS Chief

The Senate voted 52-47 early Friday morning to confirm Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., a surgeon who has fought to repeal Obamacare, as the 23rd secretary of health and human services. Not a single Democrat voted for Price, an outspoken critic Read More

Cory Booker Betrays Betsy DeVos, His One-Time School Choice Ally

Running for president is a soulless business, Save Jerseyans. Ask U.S. Senator Cory Booker (D-Twitter) who once again reversed himself (and jettisoned his dignity) on Tuesday, coming out strongly against Education Secretary Betsy DeVos‘s confirmation by the full Senate despite a significant track Read More

Mowers Spotted At Tillerson’s Inaugural State Department Speech

New Jersey politicos may’ve noticed a familiar face at today’s first speech delivered by newly-minted Secretary of State Rex Tillerson: Matt Mowers. While Mowers’s exact role wasn’t initially clear, it’s clearly the latest turn in a precipitous ascent for the Read More