LIVE VIDEO: Senate Votes On HHS Sec Confirmation

ABC News reports:

The Senate is poised to confirm Xavier Becerra as secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services Thursday despite nearly unanimous opposition from Republicans, who have tried to brand him as a radical and unqualified.

Becerra, currently the attorney general of California, would be the first Latino to lead the department.

If he is confirmed, Becerra will take the helm of an agency currently battling the coronavirus pandemic and helping to address the influx of migrant children crossing over the United States border with Mexico.

Read the full article. Final debate is underway and the full Senate is expected to vote around noon.