Biden nominates administration’s first Asian American cabinet secretary


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Calling her “the American dream”, Joe Biden on Wednesday introduced his nominee to lead the US labor department, Julie Su, who if confirmed will become the first Asian American cabinet secretary in his administration. “Julie is the American dream,” the president said in a White House ceremony. Su is a civil rights attorney and a former head of the California labor department. Biden noted how both her parents came to the US from China, her mother holding a union job and her father owning a small business. “I think even more importantly, she’s committed to making sure that dream is...