U.S. Senate confirms Thomas-Greenfield as Biden's UN envoy
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WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- The U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm President Joe Biden's nomination of Linda Thomas-Greenfield, a veteran diplomat, to serve as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations.
The Senate approved her nomination by a vote of 78-20, making Thomas-Greenfield the eighth official confirmed to join Biden's cabinet. With Thomas-Greenfield's confirmation, Biden's foreign policy team has mostly taken shape.
U.S. media said the appointment of Thomas-Greenfield, who is Afric ...