Sen. Tammy Duckworth Vows To Hold Up Biden Cabinet Nominees Over Lack Of Asian Representation

Sen. Tammy Duckworth (D-Illinois) broke with Democrats when she vowed this week to vote against any nominees to President Joe Biden‘s cabinet who are “non-diversity” picks, citing a lack of Asian American Pacific Islander (AAPL) representation. But the senator changed her tune after hearing from top Administration officials that Biden would look to add more AAPL people to his cabinet and White House in the future. “Senator Duckworth appreciates the Biden administration’s assurances that it will do much more to elevate AAPI voices and perspectives at the highest levels of government, including …

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