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Title: Biden Announces He's Nominating the First Transgender Official to Ever Face Senate Confirmation
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Published: Jan 19, 2021
Author: Jack Davis
Post Date: 2021-01-19 14:18:09 by BTP Holdings
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Biden Announces He's Nominating the First Transgender Official to Ever Face Senate Confirmation

By Jack Davis

Published January 19, 2021 at 8:56am

President-elect Joe Biden has nominated a transgender individual who in the spring admonished a reporter not to “misgender” him to become assistant secretary for health at the Department of Health and Human Services.

If the nomination of Dr. Rachel Levine, who is male but identifies as a woman, is approved, Levine would be the first openly transgender official to be confirmed by the U.S. Senate, according to the Washington Examiner.

Levine is currently Pennsylvania’s secretary of health.

In May, an incident took place in which Levine rebuked a reporter who addressed him as “sir” during a virtual news conference, PennLive reported.

“Please don’t misgender me,” Levine told the reporter, adding that being called a male was “really insulting.”

That incident gained new publicity in August after Jenna Ellis, at the time an adviser to the campaign of President Donald Trump, referred to Levine as male. 220012032? ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E129273548522001 2032%7Ctwgr%5E%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.westernjourna face-senate-confirmation%2F

Ellis withstood demands to apologize.

“The truth of biology shows that human beings are created immutably male and female. Yet in our post-truth society, the progressive leftists not only demand that we affirm patently false facts, but also demand we not ‘offend’ people who insist on speaking their lies, otherwise we are called insensitive bigots and required to apologize,” Ellis said at the time in a statement to NBC News.

“I won’t apologize.”

Levine did not respond to Ellis, but did offer a comment in response to remarks he called transphobic.

“Our children are watching — they are watching what we do and they are watching how we act,” Levine said. “And to all LGBTQ young people: It is OK to be you, and it is OK to stand up for your rights and your freedoms.”

Biden praised his own nomination as “historic.”

“Dr. Rachel 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,” Biden said in a statement.

“She is a historic and deeply qualified choice to help lead our administration’s health efforts.”

Some suggested the nomination is more about identity politics than qualifications.

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Poster Comment:

Bidette is rolling out the freak show for certain.

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#1. To: BTP Holdings (#0)

In order to be more inclusive, Biden made a whore his VP, and now has this thing to run our health.

Reason number 14,566 to get off the grid, decentralize and be ungoverned.

"Call Me Ishmael" -Ishmael, A character from the book "Moby Dick" 1851. "Call Me Fishmeal" -Osama Bin Laden, A character created by the CIA, and the world's Hide And Seek Champion 2001-2011. -Tommythemadartist

TommyTheMadArtist  posted on  2021-01-19   14:24:52 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

#2. To: TommyTheMadArtist (#1)

Reason number 14,566 to get off the grid, decentralize and be ungoverned.

rerun can't, he lives in a group-home, commutes via ride share and acquires sustenance with food stamps.

I used to be in a hurry, then I figured out I was just getting nowhere fast.

IRTorqued  posted on  2021-01-19   18:20:32 ET  Reply   Trace   Private Reply  

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