11 GOP Senators: Xavier Becerra 'Unfit' for HHS Secretary


Eleven Senate Republicans wrote to President Joe Biden Monday, urging the 46th president to withdraw California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s nomination to serve as the next secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS).

The Republican senators wrote that Becerra’s embrace of Medicare for All, open borders policies on immigration, and abortion, render him unfit to serve as the next HHS secretary.

We write to express our grave concerns regarding the nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra to serve as the next Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS). Mr. Becerra’s lack of healthcare experience, enthusiasm for replacing private health insurance with government-run Medicare-for-all, and embrace of radical policies on immigration, abortion, and religious liberty, render him unfit for any position of public trust, and especially for HHS Secretary.

The GOP senators also noted that Becerra lacks experience in the healthcare field that will be necessary to combat the coronavirus.

They also emphasized that Becerra’s advocacy for single-payer health care would eliminate 160 million Americans’ private health insurance. The conservatives wrote:

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