Janet Yellen wins Senate approval as treasury secretary


Hi Mike Rossi you're reporting Janet Yellen win Senate approval as treasury secretary the ETS are eighty four the nays are fifteen without the Senate overwhelmingly approved Janet Yellen to be the seventy eighth treasury secretary of the United States the seventy four year old Yellen thus becomes the first woman treasury secretary in the department's two hundred thirty two year history Yellen who was also the first woman chair of the federal reserve is expected to play a key role in arguing for president Biden's one point nine trillion dollar corona virus relief package prior to Monday's vote Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer said few people possess the experience and expertise that Missy Ellen would bring to the treasury all fifteen votes against the Allen came from Republicans Mike Rossio Washington

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