United States Senate confirms retired general Lloyd Austin as first Black chief of Pentagon

The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defence on Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to lead the Pentagon.Austin sailed through with overwhelming s…

The US Senate confirmed retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defence on Friday, the second cabinet nominee of new President Joe Biden to gain approval and the first African American to lead the Pentagon.Austin sailed through with overwhelming support from both Biden’s Democrats and opposition Republicans, who voted 93-2 in his favour.The retired four-star general will be the first African American to lead the Department of defence, and takes on the job as the Pentagon sees the need for…

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