11/24/2020, 7:27 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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Biden officially reveals picks for security, foreign policy roles

United States President-elect Joe Biden officially introduced the slate of Cabinet nominations, as was announced by his presidential transition office the day before.

Biden's picks include Alejandro Mayorkas, who will be named the secretary of Homeland Security, Antony Blinken, seen as the new secretary of state, and Jake Sullivan, expected to take the role of the national security adviser. John Kerry will assume the position of Biden's special envoy on climate, while Avril Haines is set to become the director of national intelligence (DNI). Linda Thomas-Greenfield was announced as the new US ambassador to the United Nations.

"This team will make us proud to be Americans," Biden concluded in a short summary after he had listed his choices.

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