Next US President Joe Biden has named a candidate for the post of Treasury Secretary. This follows from the statement of the representative of the headquarters of the Democrat Andrew Bates on Twitter.
For the post of head of the department, he nominated the former head of the Fed Janet Yellen. вЂњNo one is better prepared to deal with this crisis,вЂќ the politician said. Biden called Yellen one of the most important economic thinkers of our time.
The Democrat also introduced several members of his team. He described them as tried and tested people who will play a critical role in shaping the plan to rebuild the US economy after the coronavirus pandemic.
Janet Yellen will become the first woman to head the Treasury Department in its 231-year history.
Earlier, the authorities of the American state of Arizona confirmed the victory of Joe Biden in the presidential elections in the country. According to Fox, the Democrat received 1.672 million votes, beating the current US President Donald Trump. Based on this, Biden could receive 11 electoral votes.
On November 3, 2020, the next presidential elections were held in the United States. The counting of votes and the proceedings on this issue are still ongoing. According to the media, Biden received the necessary number of electoral votes to win, thus surpassing the current American leader Donald Trump. The democrat has already proclaimed himself US President-elect. Trump, in turn, said that Biden was quick to call himself the country's new leader.