The media names Tony Blinken as the likely new head of the State Department. Although the favorites are also senators Chris Coose and Chris Murphy and two other people.
Joe Biden, who, according to preliminary data, was elected president of the United States, has decided on a candidate for Secretary of State. This was reported by The Hill on Friday evening, November 20, citing a knowledgeable source.
It is noted that the candidacy will be announced next week.
“It is unclear who will be Biden’s nominee, but Obama’s former administration official (former President Barack) has confirmed to Hill that Tony Blinken, a veteran diplomat and longtime ally of Biden, is considered a favorite for the post,” the material said.
Also named as potential candidates for Secretary of State were Senators Chris Koose and Chris Murphy, former First Deputy Secretary of State and Ambassador to Russia William Burns and former National Security Adviser to President Barack Obama Susan Rice.
It was previously reported that Biden had made key appointments in the transition administration.