Biden informed reporters on Thursday that he’s already selected who will lead the Treasury Department
AP, Saturday 21 Nov 2020
President-elect Joe Biden, speaks throughout a conference with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif, Friday, Nov. 20, 2020, in Wilmington, Del. (Photo: AP)
President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to complete his administration and might name top leaders for his Cabinet as early as next week.
Biden told reporters on Thursday that he’s already selected who will lead the Treasury Department. That pick, in addition to his candidate for secretary of state, might be revealed prior to Thanksgiving, according to individuals near the transition who spoke to The Associated Press on condition of privacy to talk about internal considerations.
The Cabinet statements could be launched in tranches, with groups of candidates focused on a particular leading location, like the economy, national security or public health, being revealed at once.
Such a move is planned to provide the message that Biden is intent on preparing for the presidency even as President Donald Trump refuses to concede and tries to subvert the election leads to key states. Trump’s obstructions have weakened core democratic concepts such as the tranquil transfer of power and are espe