4/29/2021, 12:23 AM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Senate confirms Power as USAID head

The United States Senate confirmed on Wednesday President Joe Biden's pick Samantha Power (pictured) as the new US Agency for International Development (USAID) Administrator.

The upper house approved Power's naming with a vote of 68–26.

Power's previous positions include US Ambassador to the United Nations under former President Barack Obama, from 2013 to 2017.

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