22 ianuarie 2021

US Senate confirms Austin as first Black chief of Pentagon

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Retired general Lloyd Austin is the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to become secretary of defence.President-elect Joe Biden's nominee for Secretary of Defence Retired Army Gen. Lloyd Austin answers questions during his confirmation before the Senate Armed Services Committee on January 19, 2021.(Reuters)The US Senate has confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defence, the second cabinet nominee of new President [...]