The U.S. Senate has confirmed Alexander Acosta to be the next Secretary of Labor, making him the only Latino in Trump’s Cabinet, The Hill reports.
Democratic senators Catherine Cortez-Masto (Nev.), Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), Angus King (Maine), Joe Manchin (W.Va.), Claire McCaskill (Mo.), Bob Menendez (N.J.), Bill Nelson (Fla.), Jon Tester (Mont.), and Mark Warner (Va.) joined with the Republican Senators to confirm Acosta by a vote of 60-38.
Acosta is the last cabinet member to be appointed to President Trump’s team just two days before the administration’s 100th day. The Senate can now move forward with selecting a new head for the other positions within the Department of Labor. U.S. Senate.