Who will form the next government of the United States? While Donald Trump has yet to accept his defeat in the November 3 presidential election, future President Joe Biden is preparing to unveil the first names of his government.
“You will see the first appointments of the government of the president-elect on Tuesday this week, “Ron Klain, Biden’s future chief of staff, told ABC, without specifying the portfolios involved or some of the names.
The president-elect, who is expected to be inaugurated on January 20, 2021 after the vote of 538 voters, has promised to form “a government that represents the United States.” American media predicts a diverse and feminized outfit, as the first female vice president in US history, Kamala Harris. The ministers will then need to be confirmed in the Senate, most of whom will remain Republicans.
Former Obama team approached
The names of Susan Rice, former national security adviser under the presidency of Barack Obama or Senators Chris Coons and Chris Murphy are mentioned by the US media to take the position of Minister of Foreign Affairs.
Former Vice President of the United States He has already appointed the three doctors responsible for his crisis unit Lead to coordinate the fight against covid-19: David Kessler, former director of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under George HW Bush and Bill Clinton, Vivek Murthy, Minister of Health under Obama and Marcela Nunez – Smith, a medical epidemiologist at Yale University.