translated from Spanish: Choose Joe Biden to Mexican American for HHS in USA: NYT

Washington.- U.S. President-elect Joe Biden elected Mexican-American Xavier Becerra to be at the helm of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), according to information from The New York Times. , an elementary post for a nation with so many infected, dead and economic losses.
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NYT assured that its sources near the Democratic leadership reported on the change, adding that the elected representative made the decision following complaints from Hispanics in Congress about the few Latinos in the cabinet.

The same medium added that Becerra was one of the possible candidates for attorney general of the country, as his professional profile directs him more to issues of criminal justice, immigration and fiscal policy. If the born in Sacramento, California, comes to the post, he will have to try to benefit millions of Americans who are being affected by the pandemic. So far the United States has 282,000 dead and 14.7 million coronavirus infected. Xavier Becerra was a national legislator for 24 years before holding the position of California Attorney General in 2017, he was the first Latino to take up the post. The 62-year-old Mexican-American has Mexican parents.

Original source in Spanish

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