US President-elect Joe Biden will announce the first name in his cabinet on Tuesday, the White House chief of staff has said. – And expect a small-scale opening celebration because of the risk of the coronavirus spreading.
Despite failing to recognize Donald Trump’s election and ongoing efforts to derail the transition process – his signal team is moving fast – Ron Klein said Sunday that appointments are moving faster than the previous two administrations.
“You are going to see the first cabinet elected this Tuesday. But if you want to know what those cabinet agencies are, who is in these cabinet agencies, you have to wait for the president to be elected on Tuesday, ”he told ABC.
On Thursday, Biden said he had already chosen his Treasury secretary, only hinting that someone who would accept “all elements of the Democratic Party.”
Klein said that while parts of the transition are moving “at record-breaking speeds,” there are limitations to what the Biden team can do while the current administration continues to try to block the transition, the effects of which are “increasing day by day.”
He said Biden and Vice-President-elect Kamala Harris were not getting access to cabinet nominee intelligence briefings, coronavirus data or background checks, and criticized U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Administrator Emily Murphy for delaying confirming Biden’s victory.
“The law only has to find the apparent winner of his election, and I can’t imagine any controversy over the apparent winner of the Joe Biden presidential election.”
Klein said the president “must return the democratic ideology here in the United States. He has been doing it for four years and it has spread since the election.” Asked how the incoming administration plans to move forward with previous accountability, he said the president The electorate “does not tell the judiciary who should investigate or who should not.”
On the opening day of January 20, the incoming president is usually greeted by the outgoing president at the White House, then sworn in in front of the Capitol, at the National Mall and watched by millions of people on television. Below Pennsylvania Avenue and the opening balls is a special launch, procession.
Everything is expected to be different in January about Joe Biden’s celebrations due to the ongoing epidemic.
“We know people want to celebrate … we want to try to find a way to do it as safely as possible,” Klein said.
There is also speculation that Trump will not participate at all.
And some events may be canceled or forced to watch many online streams instead of appearing in person with those involved in social distance and masks.