Eugene Scalia

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Eugene Scalia
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28th United States Secretary of Labor
Assumed office
September 30, 2019
PresidentDonald Trump
DeputyPatrick Pizzella
Preceded byAlexander Acosta
United States Solicitor of Labor
In office
January 11, 2002 – January 17, 2003
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byHoward M. Radzely (Acting)
Succeeded byHoward M. Radzely
Personal details
Born (1963-08-14) August 14, 1963 (age 56)
Columbus, Ohio, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
RelativesAntonin Scalia (father)
EducationUniversity of Virginia (BA)
University of Chicago (JD)
University of Pennsylvania (MBA)

Eugene Scalia (born August 14, 1963)[1] is an American lawyer and politician. He is the 28th and current United States Secretary of Labor since September 30, 2019. He was a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of the law firm Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher.

He is a son of late U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia.

In July 2019, Scalia was nominated by President Donald Trump to become the next United States Secretary of Labor.[2][3] He was confirmed on September 26, 2019 with a 53–44 vote.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Eugene Scalia". Archived from the original on February 19, 2014. Retrieved February 13, 2016.
  2. Lucey, Catherine; Andrews, Natalie (July 18, 2019). "Trump to Nominate Eugene Scalia to Serve as Labor Secretary". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 18, 2019.
  3. realDonaldTrump (July 18, 2019). "I am pleased to announce that it is my intention to nominate Gene Scalia as the new Secretary of Labor. Gene has led a life of great success in the legal and labor field and is highly respected not only as a lawyer, but as a lawyer with great experience..." (Tweet).

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