Confirmation Hearing Underway For CIA Nominee William "Bill" Burns

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Confirmation Hearing Underway For CIA Nominee William "Bill" Burns
Bill Burns served as the deputy secretary of state under the Obama administration and has held other various foreign policy roles.
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The confirmation hearing is underway for President Biden's nominee to lead the CIA.

Bill Burns is a veteran diplomat whose held various foreign policy roles. 

Most recently, he was the U.S. deputy secretary of state during the Obama administration.

This week, the Senate confirmed two other nominees: Tom Vilsack as agriculture secretary and Linda Thomas-Greenfield as ambassador to the United Nations.