Louisiana Senator Poised To Oppose HHS Nominee Burwell’s Confirmation
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
Sylvia Mathews Burwell has up until now received widespread support on Capitol Hill to take over HHS, but Sen. David Vitter, R-La., Monday indicated he plans to oppose her nomination.
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