President-elect Joe Biden is getting the old gang back together.
Increasingly deep into the process of selecting Cabinet members and other senior staff, the incoming Biden administration has a distinctly Obama feel.
There’s Denis McDonough, former President Barack Obama’s chief of staff who Mr. Biden announced on Thursday would be nominated as the secretary of veterans affairs. Susan Rice, Mr. Obama’s former national security adviser, was named the director of Mr. Biden’s White House Domestic Policy Council.
That’s on top of Mr. Biden already tapping Mr. Obama’s agriculture secretary, Tom Vilsack, to head the department once again, former Secretary of State John Kerry to serve as special envoy on climate and Mr. Kerry’s Obama-era deputy Antony Blinken to lead the State Department. Jeff Zients, who did stints as acting Office of Management and Budget director and a top economic adviser in the Obama White House, will…
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