Senate confirms Cecilia Rouse to chair White House Council of Economic Advisors
The chamber voted 95-4 in favor of confirming Rouse to the role.
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The Senate on Tuesday voted decisively to confirm Cecilia Rouse to serve as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisors (CEA).
The chamber voted 95-4 in favor of confirming Rouse to the role. The four GOP senators to vote against confirmation included Sens. Tom Cotton of Arkansas, Rand Paul of Kentucky, Tommy Tuberville of Alabama and Rick Scott of Florida.
She is the first black individual to serve in the post.
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