The U.S. Senate on Wednesday confirmed a controversial nominee to the U.S. Department of Education who served in the Obama administration and who critics say was an extremist on religious liberty and LGBT issues.
The Senate confirmed Catherine Lhamon as assistant secretary for civil rights at the U.S. Department of Education when Vice President Kamala Harris voted for Lhamon to break a 50-50 tie.
Lhamon also served as assistant secretary for civil rights during the Obama administration and then as chair of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.
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SOURCE: Christian Headlines, Michael Foust