WASHINGTON — The Senate on Friday voted overwhelmingly to confirm the first Black secretary of defense, retired four-star Army Gen. Lloyd Austin, who first needed Congress to approve a waiver in order for him to fill the Cabinet position. Lawmakers voted 93-2 in a final floor vote. Sens. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., and Mike Lee, R-Utah, […]
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