Former WWE boss Linda McMahon confirmed in USA business role
15 February, 2017, 00:29 | Author: Lorena Waters
The Senate on Tuesday confirmed former WWE chief executive Linda McMahon as the head of the Small Business Administration.
The 81-19 vote was in marked contrast to President Donald Trump's more controversial confirmations of recent nominees, including Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of the Treasury Steve Mnuchin.
Senator Jim Risch, R-Idaho, chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, said McMahon understands the challenges facing America's small businesses.
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As a female executive herself, McMahon has a history of focusing on female small business owners and giving them tools to succeed.
Hassan also cited McMahon's involvement in Women's Leadership Live, an organization that encourages female entrepreneurs.
He pointed out that as former CEO and co-founder of World Wrestling Entertainment, she helped grow that small business from a 13-person staff to a publicly traded global business with more than 800 employees.
Maybe, just maybe, having a McMahon in the Cabinet will calm everything in D.C. down a bit. The SBA head will likely be involved in consulting with the administration officials tasked with creating Trump's tax reform plan, so McMahon's input could have a major impact.
McMahon's daughter, Stephanie, and son-in-law, professional wrestler Triple H, both attended McMahon's confirmation hearing and arguably upstaged her. Add your take in the comments section below.
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