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Sen. Josh Hawley Only Senator to Vote No on All Biden Cabinet Picks

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Sen. Josh Hawley Only Senator to Vote No on All Biden Cabinet Picks

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Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) is the only senator—Republican or Democrat—to vote against all of President Joe Biden’s cabinet confirmations. Hawley voted “nay” during the confirmations of both Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary and Alejandro Mayorkas as homeland security secretary on Tuesday. Previously, he voted against Antony Blinken as Biden’s secretary of State, Janet Yellen as Treasury secretary, Lloyd Austin as Defense secretary, and Avril Haines as the director of national intelligence. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.), and Mike Lee (R-Utah) have each voted against four of Biden’s nominees. Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.), Rick Scott (R-Fla.), and Rand Paul (R-Ky.) have voted against three of the president’s cabinet choices. Meanwhile, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) voted to confirm all of Biden’s cabinet nominees so far except for Mayorkas, having reportedly told his caucus to vote against him. Lee on Tuesday voted in favor of Buttigieg, who was confirmed 86-13. “Sen. Lee was …

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