Senate Confirms Anthony Blinken As Secretary Of State

After approval from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in a 15-3 vote on Monday, the Senate voted 78-22 to confirm Anthony Blinken as U.S. Secretary of State, the fourth member of President Joe Biden’s cabinet to be confirmed. Biden and Blinken have a decades-long relationship. Blinken, who served as the deputy Secretary of State under Barack Obama, worked closely with the then-Vice President Biden.  In his hearing last week, Blinken explained several key policy decisions including efforts to rejoin the Iran Nuclear Deal. “The [then] President-elect believes that if Iran comes back into co…

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