Senate confirms Cindy McCain to be representative to UN Agencies for Food and Agriculture


The Senate confirmed Cindy McCain, the widow of the late Republican Sen. John McCain, as the U. S. representative to the United Nations Agencies for Food and Agriculture.

McCain was confirmed by a voice vote in the Senate on Tuesday after being nominated to the post by President Biden earlier this year.

"It’s official!!" McCain posted on Twitter in response to the vote.

The heavily divided Senate also confirmed three other new United States ambassadors via voice vote including former Republican Sen. Jeff Flake as the ambassador to Turkey, Former New Democratic Sen. Tom Udall as Ambassador to New Zealand a... (Read more)

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