The Associated Press reported
Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2001; 6:05 p.m. EST.
"By a single vote of 100-0, the Senate on Tuesday confirmed Mitch Daniels
as director of the White House Office of Management and Budget; Mel
Martinez as secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development;
and Anthony Principi as veterans affairs secretary. "
"Principi, 56, a decorated Vietnam War veteran, was deputy secretary of
veterans affairs under Bush's father and later served as acting secretary.
Principi has pledged to fight for more generous veterans' benefits and to
simplify the agency's complex system of processing claims. " end AP
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