What You Need to Know
- Xavier Becerra was confirmed Thursday as secretary of Health and Human Services.
- The Senate will vote at 5:30 p.m. Monday on Walsh's confirmation.
- Gary Gensler's confirmation vote is not on the Senate's Monday calendar.
The Senate will vote Monday on the nomination of Marty Walsh to be labor secretary.
Consideration of Walsh’s nomination as well as that of Gary Gensler to be chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission were on the Senate’s docket for Thursday.
The Senate reconvenes Monday and will resume consideration of Walsh’s nomination and has set a 5:30 p.m. vote on his confirmation.
The Senate’s Monday docket also includes consideration of Gensler’s nomination but does not schedule him for a vote.
Xavier Becerra was confirmed Thursday as secretary of Health and Human Services by a 50-49 vote.