Yellen, former chair of the Federal Reserve is considered a “heavy hitter” in financial services and is one of Biden’s premier selections.
President Joe Biden’s nominee for secretary of transportation, Pete Buttigieg, appeared on a smooth path to quick confirmation, pledging to senators on Thursday to help
The president-elect’s picks for Interior Secretary and head of the Environmental Protection Agency gives the United States a Native American in charge of Interior and a North Carolina EPA boss to head the national effort.
The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, is not Biden’s only choice for his leadership team from those who ran against him in the primary. His vice president, Kamala Harris was a feisty rival.
The president-elect appears to be surrounding himself with many old friends from his Senate days and time as vice president in the Obama administration.
Beacerra would be the first Latino to head the agency as Biden continues to seek diversity in his Cabinet selections.
He promised a diverse cabinet with attention to gender-equality and race. Will he deliver on those promises?
“The planning for a fairer economy, grounded in facts and evidence, begins now.”