Florida International University School of Law Dean Alexander Acosta will succeed Democratic Party boss Tom Perez as secretary of labor.
Labor Secretary nominee Alexander Acosta will head to the full Senate floor after clearing a cloture vote to avoid filibuster on Wednesday.
The Senate is expected to confirm Alexander Acosta as the next Secretary of Labor by the end of the week.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta moved one step closer to confirmation after clearing the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions on Thursday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren attacked President Trump’s labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta after he declined to say whether he would overturn several Obama administration regulations at his first confirmation hearing Wednesday.
Donald Trump’s budget calls for a 21 percent cut to the Department of Labor in order to free up tax dollars for military spending.
Law school dean Alexander Acosta picked up a key Democratic vote in his bid to serve as the next Secretary of Labor.
Sen. Lamar Alexander’s office said that healthcare takes priority over the confirmation process of the new labor secretary.
President Donald Trump has criticized Democrats for delaying his cabinet nominees, but the president’s own campaign event could postpone his appointment to the Department of Labor.
Labor secretary nominee Alexander Acosta plans to forfeit up to $375,000 in bonuses if confirmed by the Senate, according to an ethics disclosure posted online on Thursday.