(Washington)-President-elect Biden chose his long-time adviser, Run Klein, to play him as his chief of staff, who has decades of installing assistants in his top role experience in the White House.
Crane will lead the White House, which is likely to be swallowed by the response to the coronavirus pandemic, which is still spreading unrestrictedly across the country, and he will face cooperation with a divided Congress including the Republican-led Senate. Challenges. Klein served as the coordinator in the 2014 Ebola outbreak.
In a statement on Wednesday night, Biden suggested that he choose Klein for the position because his long experience in Washington has prepared him for such challenges.
Biden said: “At this moment when we face the crisis and unite our country again, what my Chief of Staff of the White House needs is his rich and diverse experience and the ability to work with people in all political fields ability.”
Klein served as Biden’s chief of staff during Barack Obama’s first term, and in the mid-1990s as Vice President Al Gore’s chief of staff, and was Biden ( Biden is an important adviser to the campaign, guiding Biden’s debate preparation and coronavirus response. Since the Democratic presidential election in 1987, he has worked with Biden and is widely known.
Choosing Klain emphasized Biden’s efforts to deal with the coronavirus from day one. Klain has public health experience as an Ebola response coordinator and played a central role in drafting and implementing the 2009 Obama administration’s economic recovery plan.
“I was recognized by the confidence of the president-elect and gave me everything to lead a talented and diverse team at Biden Harris WH,” Klain tweeted.
Choosing Krann may also alleviate the concerns of the progressives, who have been fighting for one of the first and largest staff that Biden will select when forming the White House team. The chief of staff is usually the president’s gatekeeper, responsible for formulating political and legislative strategies, and often serves as the liaison for the Capitol in legislative negotiations.
Progressives expressed concern that Biden would re-elect his other former chiefs of staff: Steve Richetti (because of his lobbying work), or Bruce Reed, Seen as too moderate to accept reforms promoted by the party. basis. But progressives believe that Klein is willing to work with them on top priorities such as climate change and healthcare.