President-elect Joe Biden has selected his longtime aide Ronald Klain to serve as White House chief of staff in his incoming administration, the Biden-Harris transition team announced on Wednesday.
“Ron has been invaluable to me over the many years that we have worked together, including as we rescued the American economy from one of the worst downturns in our history in 2009 and later overcame a daunting public health emergency in 2014,” Biden said in a statement. “His deep, varied experience and capacity to work with people all across the political spectrum is precisely what I need in a White House chief of staff as we confront this moment of crisis and bring our country together again.”
The Biden-Harris transition team is expected to announce more Cabinet picks over the next several days. President Trump has yet to concede defeat in the 2020 election and launched legal challenges over voting results in several states.
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