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    Sen. Tammy Duckworth told White House officials in a private call Monday night with Senate Democrats that the lack of ทดลองเล่นสล็อต representation of Asian American Pacific Islanders in President Joe Biden’s Cabinet is “unacceptable” and said Tuesday that she will oppose all future non-diverse Biden nominees. until the problem is rectified – something that could be a problem in the evenly divided Senate.

    “There’s no AAPI representation in the Cabinet. There’s not a single AAPI in a Cabinet position. That’s not acceptable,” Duckworth, D-Ill., Told reporters Tuesday, offering a rare criticism of the administration by a Democrat.

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    Sen. Mazie Hirono, D-Hawaii, joined her fellow Asian American colleague in voicing concerns and said that she planned to support Duckworth in her objection to non-diverse nominees.

    “I do share Tammy’s concern and disappointment along with AAPIs,” Hirono said. “I’m joining her in that, which means that we would like to have a commitment from the White House that there be more diversity representation in the Cabinet and in senior White House positions. And until that happens, (I) will be able. to join her in voting no. “

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