Senate Confirms Biden’s Transgender Nominee Rachel Levine As Assistant Health Secretary

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The US Senate voted on Wednesday to confirm Dr. Rachel Levine as assistant secretary for health in the Department of Health and Human Services.

With a vote of 52-48, President Biden’s nominee Levine, who previously served as Pennsylvania’s secretary of health, became the first transgender federal official to receive confirmation by the chamber.

Breitbart reports: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) insisted in a statement that Levine’s confirmation “represents another important milestone for the American LGBTQ community.”

“As transgender Americans suffer higher rates of abuse, homelessness and depression than almost every other group, it’s important to have national figures like Dr. Levine who by virtue of being in the public spotlight will help break down barriers of ignorance and fear,” Schumer said.

Upon announcing the nomination in January, Biden said Levine “will bring the steady leadership and essential expertise we need to get people through this pandemic — no matter their zip code, race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability — and meet the public health needs of our country in this critical moment and beyond.”

Levine, who has faced extreme opposition from Senate Republicans, was confronted by Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) during the confirmation hearings and pressed on the danger to children of “transgender” therapies.

Critics also slammed Levine for touting and publicizing a January 2020 study that declared puberty-blocking drugs to be beneficial for young children and recommended “accelerating” cross-sex hormones for homeless teens who are suffering from gender dysphoria and estranged from their parents.


  1. I dont believe in transgender ism If someone feels that they arent the gender of their biological body then they need therapy not surgery .That’s the education policy I believe in .And frankly hormone treatments and cosmetic surgery dont make them the gender they think they are Nyway Its just an illusion Its not real They cany conceive ,dont menstrual, cant breast feed as a real woman, and tbe men cant actually impregnate and fertilise an egg either Its very sad but I dont believe turning them into neuters who resemble male or female is the answer.Its a primitive quick fix .

  2. Ahh…all the self hating Americans, they live in a great nation and just piss it away, both for their children and grandchildren, all the while not giving a crap, just Incredible…..

  3. This obviously mentally challenged fat guy who likes to dress up in women’s clothing is one of the unhealthiest looking men I have ever seen. Only democrats would put him in a job regarding health.

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