President Joe Biden’s pick for health secretary, Xavier Becerra, faces two days of contentious Senate hearings. Republicans are portraying the Californian as unfit, but Democrats are unfazed, accusing the GOP of playing politics despite the coronavirus pandemic.
We’ll discuss the confirmation hearing as well other political headlines, including:
Merrick Garland Attorney General confirmation hearing
Senate hearing on Capitol insurrection
Status on federal COVID relief bill
Joe Manchin and the Neera Tanden nomination