The media named Biden’s candidate for the post of US Secretary of State

Joe Biden, who was elected, according to preliminary data, the President of the United States, has decided on a candidate for the post of Secretary of state, the Hill reported, citing a source familiar with the discussions.

The candidate will be announced next week, the newspaper reports.

“It is unclear who will be Biden’s nominee, but a former Obama administration official confirmed to the Hill that Tony Blinken, a veteran diplomat and longtime Biden ally, is considered the favorite for the post,” the Hill writes.

Blinken was the former first Deputy Secretary of state. Also named, as potential candidates for Secretary of State were senators Chris Coons and Chris Murphy, former first Deputy Secretary of state and Ambassador to Russia William Burns, and former national security adviser to President Barack Obama Susan Rice.

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Author: Steve Cowan
Graduated From Princeton University. He has been at the Free Press since October 2014. Previously worked as a regional entertainment editor.
Function: Chief-Editor
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