The Senate has confirmed former WWE executive Linda McMahon as the head of the Small Business Administration. McMahon was confirmed by an 81-19 vote.
BREAKING: Senate confirms former wrestling entertainment executive Linda McMahon to lead Small Business Administration.— The Associated Press (@AP) February 14, 2017
McMahon was an executive with the WWE (formerly WWF) until 2009. She unsuccessfully ran for Senate in Connecticut in 2010 and 2012.
McMahon's daughter, Stephanie, and son-in-law, professional wrestler Triple H, both attended McMahon's confirmation hearing and arguably upstaged her.
Here’s Triple H and Stephanie McMahon at Linda McMahon’s confirmation hearing for a Trump cabinet level job. pic.twitter.com/3NIDVJFMqs— Tom Namako (@TomNamako) January 24, 2017
Multiple senators were visibly starstruck by the two.