Larson Applauds Nomination of Xavier Becerra to Serve as Secretary of Health and Human Services
Washington, D.C. – Today, Rep. John B. Larson (CT-01) applauded President-elect Biden’s nomination of California Attorney General Xavier Becerra for Secretary of Health and Human Services. Becerra served as Vice Chair of the Democratic Caucus when Larson served as Chair of the Democratic Caucus. They both served on the Ways and Means Committee together as well.
“We need a strong leader heading the Department of Health and Human Services during this pandemic, and President-elect Biden will have that in Attorney General Becerra. I had the pleasure of serving with Attorney General Becerra on the Ways and Means Committee and while I was Chair of the Democratic Caucus. He will be a strong advocate for all Americans as we fight for quality and affordable health care for all,” said Larson.