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‘It’s not going to be a garden party’: GOP senator suggests that the confirmation process for Biden’s Cabinet nominees won’t be easy

GOP Sen. John Barrasso on Sunday said that Cabinet nominees brought forward by President-elect Joe Biden in a Republican-controlled Senate should not expect an easy pathway to confirmation, according to Politico. “It’s not going to be a garden party,” he said. “If the Republicans are in the majority, these nominees […]
‘It’s not going to be a garden party’: GOP senator suggests that the confirmation process for Biden’s Cabinet nominees won’t be easy
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Biden to nominate Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary

President-elect Joe Biden will select former presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg to lead the Department of Transportation, Reuters, the Associated Press, and The Washington Post reported. If confirmed, Buttigieg will become the first openly gay Cabinet secretary in US history to be approved by the upper chamber. In nominating Buttigieg to […]
Biden to nominate Pete Buttigieg as transportation secretary
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‘Shameful’: Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel is under consideration to serve in President-elect Joe Biden’s administration as the Secretary of Transportation, according to a CNN report. Emanuel’s handling of the Laquan McDonald shooting has upset a contingent of progressive Democratic lawmakers and threatens to halt any traction for the former Washington […]
‘Shameful’: Progressives are angry Biden is considering a Cabinet post for Rahm Emanuel despite his handling of the police shooting of an unarmed Black teenager
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Biden taps longtime advisor Antony Blinken as next secretary of state

President-elect Joe Biden is expected to announce Antony Blinken as his pick for secretary of state in one of his first cabinet nominations, Bloomberg News reported Sunday. Blinken served under President Barack Obama as deputy secretary of state from 2015 to 2017. Before that, he served as Biden’s national security […]
Biden taps longtime advisor Antony Blinken as next secretary of state
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Lindsey Graham says Joe Biden ‘deserves’ to have a Cabinet

GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham on Friday said that President-elect Joe Biden should have his Cabinet nominees confirmed by the US Senate, according to The Hill. “The vice president deserves a Cabinet,” he said. “I will give him my input about who I could vote for as Secretary of State [and] […]
Lindsey Graham says Joe Biden ‘deserves’ to have a Cabinet