On the 26th, the U.S. Senate voted to approve former deputy secretary of state Anthony brinkin as secretary of state.
According to Xinhua news agency, the Senate approved President Biden’s nomination of Lincoln as secretary of state on the same day with 78 votes in favor and 22 votes against. All the negative votes came from Republican senators.
At a hearing held by the Senate Foreign Affairs Committee on the 19th, Lincoln said that the Biden administration will make adjustments to the U.S. policies on the Iranian nuclear issue, the Palestine Israel issue, the conflict in Yemen and arms control issues.
Bush Lincoln, 58 years old, has nearly 30 years of diplomatic experience. During the Obama administration, Bush Lincoln participated in the decision-making of national security and foreign affairs of the United States. He served as assistant to Vice President Biden for national security affairs, deputy assistant to President Biden for national security affairs and executive deputy secretary of state.
The US Senate also voted to approve Biden’s nomination of Defense Secretary and treasury secretary.