Biden will Appoint the First Female Intelligence Chief and the First Latino Secretary of Homeland Security
Hülya Karahan: Production Editor
Biden will appoint Alejandro Mayorkas to become the first Latino Secretary of Homeland Security.
Bloomberg and the New York Times reported that US President-elect Biden plans to nominate Hispanic Alejandro Mayorkas as Secretary of Homeland Security to lead US immigration policy; he will also appoint Avril Haines As the National Intelligence Director, she became the first female intelligence chief in the United States.
Biden’s handover team stated that Biden will announce these personnel cases on the 24th and confirmed that Biden will appoint Antony J. Blinken as Secretary of State and Jake Sullivan as National Security Advisor.
Biden will also appoint former Secretary of State John Kerry as the “Climate Czar” to be in charge of US policies in response to climate change; Kerry was the President’s special ambassador for climate change.
Mayokas served as the Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security from 2013 to 2016. If this homicide case is confirmed, he will be the first Hispanic Homeland Security Secretary, in charge of this ministry that implements and manages US immigration policy.
If Haynes’s personnel case is also confirmed, she will become the highest-ranking female intelligence chief in the United States. The current director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) is Gina Haspel, who is also the first female director of the CIA, and will report to the Director of National Intelligence.
Biden’s ruling team will assemble a number of senior officials from the Obama administration, most of whom have worked closely on several cases during their tenures in the State Department and the White House, and have a close relationship with Biden. This group of people is well-known in diplomatic circles around the world, and they all believe in the core principles of the Democratic Party’s foreign policy-transnational cooperation, building a strong American alliance, and maintaining America’s leading position.
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