Several key members of his economic team have additionally been extensively reported. Biden will choose Adewale “Wally” Adeyemo for deputy treasury secretary. Jared Bernstein and Heather Boushey shall be on the Council of Financial Advisers, prompting cheers from many progressives, and the CEA will reportedly be led by Cecilia Rouse of Princeton College, who would be the first girl of shade in that function.
Biden additionally named a White Home communications workforce made up entirely of women: Kate Bedingfield as communications director, Jen Psaki as press secretary, Karine Jean-Pierre as deputy press secretary, and Pili Tobar as deputy communications director. Vice President-elect Kamala Harris’ communications director shall be Ashley Etienne, and Symone Sanders shall be Harris’ senior adviser and chief spokesperson.
Rahm Emanuel continues to be reported as a doable transportation secretary. It continues to be a horrible thought to provide Emanuel any significant function within the Bien administration. Apart from any of the considerations about him courting to his time within the Obama administration or in Home management, his function in protecting up the police killing of Laquan McDonald is solely disqualifying.