Former Democrat Rep. Gil Cisneros Takes Biden Pentagon Post over Running for Congress Again

Former California Democrat Rep. Gil Cisneros (D-CA) was nominated by President Joe Biden, Monday for under secretary of defense for personnel and readiness at the Department of Defense. The move comes as yet another setback for House Democrats, who had hoped he would — as he had been signaling he might — run for his old seat, which he lost in 2020 to a Republican.

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