Senate panel splits over Xavier Becerra, Biden’s pick to lead Health and Human Services

‘His qualifications seem to be minimal,’ Sen. Bill Cassidy says

Xavier Becerra, nominee for Secretary of Health and Human Services, testifies at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill February 24, 2021 in Washington, DC. If confirmed, Becerra would be the first Latino secretary of HHS. He was previously Attorney General of California. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)