Joe Biden to make history with his cabinet picks

Joe Biden to make history with his cabinet picks

– Biden has unveiled the men and women he had chosen to fill out his Cabinet

– Some of his like Antony Blinken, Lloyd Austin, Janet Yellen, Alejandro Mayorkas, and Avril Haines will face questioning from lawmakers

– If confirmed, Biden’s Cabinet looks set to be historically diverse

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The United States of America is set to welcome Joe Biden as its president come January 20. With the co ing of Biden, the country is also set to the most racially diverse presidential Cabinet in the history of the US.

According to CNN, 50% of nominees for Cabinet positions and Cabinet-level positions are people of color.

Joe Biden to make history with his cabinet picks (Check out his choices)

President-elect Joe Biden has made his selections for his incoming Cabinet and top White House positions. Photo: CNN
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That figure includes Vice President-elect Kamala Harris who will be the first Black and South Asian person and first woman to hold the position.

Some of these picks will make history if confirmed. For example, if confirmed, Retired Gen. Lloyd Austin will be the first African American secretary of defense. Also, if confirmed, Alejandro Mayorkas would be the first immigrant and Latino to hold the position.

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Avril Haines will also be the first woman to head national intelligence while Janet Yellen will also the first woman to run the Treasury Department if confirmed.

On her part, Cecilia Rouse Cecilia Rouse, if confirmed would be the first African American to chair the CEA while Katherine Tai as U.S. Trade Representative will be the first woman of color to hold this position.

Here is a look at the list of all his cabinet pics.

White House Chief of Staff: Ron Klain

CIA Director: William Burns

Treasury Secretary: Janet Yellen

Attorney General: Merrick Garland

Secretary of Defense: Lloyd Austin

Secretary of State: Antony Blinken

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator: Michael S. Regan

Special Presidential Envoy for Climate: John Kerry

White House Climate Czar: Gina McCarthy

Secretary of the Interior: Deb Haaland

Labor Secretary: Marty Walsh

Commerce Secretary: Gina Raimondo

Secretary of Homeland Security: Alejandro Mayorkas

Secretary of Veterans Affairs: Denis McDonough

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Secretary of Transportation: Pete Buttigieg

Secretary of Energy: Jennifer Granholm

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations: Linda Thomas-Greenfield

Director of National Intelligence: Avril Haines

National Security Adviser: Jake Sullivan

Office of Management and Budget Director: Neera Tanden

White House Press Secretary: Jennifer Psaki

Top White House Economic Adviser: Brian Deese

U.S. Trade Representative: Katherine Tai

Surgeon General: Vivek Murthy

Health and Human Services Secretary: Xavier Becerra

White House Domestic Policy Council Director: Susan Rice

Secretary of Agriculture: Tom Vilsack

Housing and Urban Development Secretary: Marcia Fudge

Education Department Secretary: Miguel Cardona

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Director: Rochelle Walensky

Coordinator of the COVID-19 Response and Counselor to the President: Jeff Zients

Chief Science Officer for COVID-19 Response: David Kessler

Chief Medical Adviser on COVID-19: Dr. Anthony Fauci

Deputy Chief of Staff: Bruce Reed

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had reported that in fulfillment of his election campaign, Joe Biden plans to sign roughly a dozen executive orders immediately he assumes office.

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On his campaign trail, Biden had promised to resume work immediately and effect changes immediately.

Now, he is set to rejoin the Paris climate accord.

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