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Biden's USAID nominee confirmed by Senate

Samantha Power is one of several Obama era officials serving in the Biden administration. She said delivering aid to Libya and Yemen would be among her priorities at the foreign aid agency.
Samantha Power, nominee to be Administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, testifies at her confirmation hearing before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on March 23, 2021 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

Samantha Power was confirmed to lead the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Wednesday. 

Power was confirmed by a vote of 68 to 26 in the US Senate to serve as administrator of USAID, which carries out the US government’s foreign aid. 

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