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Four of Trump's Cabinet picks face confirmation hearings today

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Four of President-elect Donald Trump's Cabinet nominations face confirmation hearings Wednesday, all starting at 10 a.m. Eastern time. They are:

  • Nikki Haley, U.N. ambassador
  • Scott Pruitt, EPA administrator
  • Tom Price, Health and Human Services Secretary
  • Wilbur Ross, Secretary of Commerce 
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Health and Human Services Secretary, delivers the keynote address at an event hosted by the Brookings Institution entitled "A Reform Agenda for the Federal Budget Process," Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
House Budget Committee Chairman Tom Price, R-Ga., President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Health and Human Services Secretary, delivers the keynote address at an event hosted by the Brookings Institution entitled "A Reform Agenda for the Federal Budget Process," Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Price has come under fire after reports that he wrote legislation as a Congressman that helped companies he had stock in. Trump has said his plan to replace Obamacare is dependent on Price's confirmation.

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Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt arrives at Trump Tower in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Pruitt is a close ally of the fossil fuel industry, and he doubts that humans have caused global warming, a first for an EPA head. Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would "vigorously oppose" his nomination.

Environmentalists have called Pruitt a "nightmare."

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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley delivers the State of the State in the House chambers at the South Carolina Statehouse on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. Haley asked legislators Wednesday in her sixth State of the State to follow the inspirational example of the victims and survivors of last year's tragedies to make South Carolina stronger. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford)

Haley, the governor of South Carolina, was an outspoken Trump critic before he was nominated as the Republican candidate. She is the second Asian-American governor in U.S. history.

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Commerce Secretary-designate Wilbur Ross waits for an elevator at Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Wilbur Ross is a billionaire investor known for turning around failing companies. One of those was Trump's Taj Mahal casino in the 1990s.

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