Greene, Boebert Among 75 Republicans Telling Biden To Drop HHS Nominee Over ‘Extremism’

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Topline A group of 75 Republicans in Congress – including 11 senators – on Monday sent a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to withdraw California Attorney General Xavier Becerra’s nomination for Secretary of Health and Human Services, citing his “lack of experience” and “extremism.” SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA - SEPTEMBER 18: California attorney general Xavier Becerra (R) looks on as ... [+] California Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California justice department on September 18, 2019 in Sacramento, California. California Gov.

Gavin Newsom, California attorney general Xavier Becerra and California Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols held a news conference in response to the Trump Administration's plan to revoke California’s waiver to establish vehicle emissions standards for greenhouse gas emissions and standards to require manufacturers to sell zero emissions vehicles. Under the federal Clean Air Act, California is allowed to set its own vehicle emissions standards that are at least as protective as the federal government’s standards. The state has received 100 waivers from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for higher standards than federally mandated over the past 50 years. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) Getty Images Key Facts more...