Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will nominate retired General Lloyd Austin as Secretary of defense. The likely candidate for the post of head of the Department was named by the publication Politico, citing three sources.
Austin may become the first African-American to head the Pentagon. Austin declined to comment.
Earlier, Biden named a candidate for the post of Finance Minister. In this position, he put forward 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.
On November 3, the next presidential election was held in the United States. The counting of votes and the proceedings on this issue continue to this day. According to media estimates, Democrat Joe Biden scored the necessary number of electoral votes to win, thus beating trump. The Democrat has already declared himself President-elect of the United States. Trump does not admit defeat in the election and accuses his opponent ofвЂќ large-scale fraudвЂќ.