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President-elect Joe Biden announces members of Cabinet and White House Senior Staff


This news story was published on November 23, 2020.
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WASHINGTON – President-elect Joe Biden today announced members of his Cabinet. They are: Antony Blinken, Sec of State; Alejandro Mayorkas, Sec of Homeland Security; Avril Haines, Dir of National Intelligence; Linda Thomas-Greenfield, U.S. Amb to United Nations; Jake Sullivan, Nat Sec Adv; and John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate.

Under the Biden-Harris administration, American national security and foreign policy will be led by experienced professionals ready to restore principled leadership on the world stage and dignified leadership at home, the Biden team said.

“America will soon have a government that treats the climate crisis as the urgent national security threat it is,” former U.S. Senator John Kerry said. “I’m proud to partner with the President-elect, our allies, and the young leaders of the climate movement to take on this crisis as the President’s Climate Envoy.”

President-elect Joe Biden today also announced new members of his White House senior staff. These diverse, experienced, and talented individuals demonstrate President-elect Biden’s continued commitment to building an administration that looks like America and is ready to deliver results for working families on day one.

“The American people are eager for our Administration to get to work, and today’s appointees will help advance our agenda and ensure every American has a fair shot. In a Biden administration, we will have an open door to the Hill and this team will make sure their views are always represented in the White House,” said President-elect Joe Biden.

“President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris share a bold agenda that will build our nation back better than before. Our team will work with the president-elect and vice president-elect to implement that agenda and deliver results for American families,” said incoming White House Chief of Staff Ron Klain.

Biographies of the appointees are listed below in alphabetical order:

Reema Dodin – Deputy Director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs

Reema Dodin currently serves as a volunteer on the Biden-Harris Transition Team leading legislative engagement for the confirmations process. She also serves as Deputy Chief of Staff and Floor Director to the Senate Democratic Whip, Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL). Prior to that, Dodin served as Senator Durbin’s Floor Counsel, Research Director and as an aide to his Judiciary Subcommittee on Human Rights and the Law. Dodin has served as a volunteer voter-protection counsel on a number of campaigns, including the Obama for America campaign. She is a Truman National Security Fellow, a New Leaders Council Fellow, an Aspen Socrates alum, a former term member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a member of the Jenkins Hill Society — a consortium of women in politics supporting female politicians. Dodin is the co-author of a primer on House and Senate Floor procedures through Brookings publications. Originally from California, Dodin is a graduate of the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Shuwanza Goff – Deputy Director of the White House Office of Legislative Affairs

Shuwanza Goff served as Floor Director for the House of Representatives under House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer. The first Black woman to hold the position, Goff determined which bills came to the House floor, set the legislative schedule, and helped craft the overall House Democratic agenda. Prior to that, Goff was Director of Legislative Operations for Representative Hoyer when he was minority whip. Goff has also served as Floor Aide, Floor Assistant, and Staff Assistant for Representative Hoyer. Originally from Virginia, Goff is a graduate of the University of Tennessee and American University.

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7 Responses to President-elect Joe Biden announces members of Cabinet and White House Senior Staff

  1. Choco Paco Reply Report comment

    November 26, 2020 at 11:37 am

    At least Iowa’s good ol watchdog Grassley has them scoundrels in his sights

  2. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 25, 2020 at 12:56 pm

    Do you morons need a blankie? Poor boys are upset that our country voted out their cartel.

    • Benedict Reply Report comment

      November 25, 2020 at 7:39 pm

      See who’s crying when they destroy our country

      • Anonymous Reply Report comment

        November 25, 2020 at 10:56 pm

        The cartel? They have done a pretty good job already destroying it. What else have they got in mind? Only has about 53 days left.

  3. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 25, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    we just threw 4 years of progress away, now 4 years of hating our country as we knew it and trying to change it to be like other foreign country’s that have failed to follow. Americans have dumbed down and will pay the price

    • NIT Publisher Reply Report comment

      November 26, 2020 at 8:46 am

      Americans are dumbed down intentionally by weak education system and distractions like sports, social media, drug addictions. They waste their lives blowing their most precious resource (TIME) on mind-numbing activities and habits instead of investing it in themselves.

  4. Anonymous Reply Report comment

    November 23, 2020 at 3:54 pm

    How did he get to be president elect of CHINA ? Man ! Maybe those bunker hunkers are diversity – politically correct and all that other political stuff – or did the voting machine screw up? WHO KNOWS? but boney appetite honey!