Their threat was a good show that did NOT last long…
Their party leader has the most diverse cabinet in history….
There Are Asian-Americans in it it….
The Vice President?…
Them looking to screw with Biden on top of the Republicans is just plan dumb…
Seems there was phone calls to back away from this ….
But their concerns WERE made….
“The President has made it clear that his administration will reflect the diversity of the country,” White House press secretary Jen Psaki said in a statement Tuesday night. “That has always been, and remains our goal. The White House will add a senior level Asian American Pacific Islander liaison, who will ensure the community’s voice is further represented and heard.”
Duckworth’s communications director, Ben Garmisa, said in a statement Tuesday night, “Sen. Duckworth appreciates the Biden administration’s assurances that it will do much more to elevate AAPI voices and perspectives at the highest levels of government, including appointing an AAPI senior White House official to represent the community, secure the confirmation of AAPI appointments and advance policy proposals that are relevant and important to the community.
Hirono, who backed Duckworth, was born in Japan. The two are the only senators of Asian descent.
The Hawaii Democrat said, “Based on the private conversation we had, I will continue voting to confirm the historic and highly qualified nominees President Biden has appointed to serve in his administration.”….