November 23, 2020

Biden cabinet picks promise calm after Trump upheaval

Washington (AFP) – US President-elect Joe Biden’s expected nomination of deeply experienced Antony Blinken for secretary of state highlights his message that a steady hand is back at the helm, in contrast to President Donald Trump’s ongoing but flailing attempts Monday to overturn the election.Biden is set to announce his first cabinet picks on Tuesday and the names being floated signal the Democrat’s overriding desire to lower the temperature in Washington and restore traditional US leadership abroad.Blinken, a former number two of the State Department and a longtime advisor to Biden, would s…


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