Overseas network, January 21 (Xinhua) on the 20th local time, that is, the day Biden was sworn in as president of the United States, the official website of the White House issued a statement, announcing the list of acting officials of the leadership of the United States federal government agencies, including 32 important positions such as director of the CIA and Secretary of defense, who will temporarily assume the leadership positions of the agency. The final candidates for these positions will be formally appointed after confirmation by the Senate.
According to the list released by the White House, Biden appointed David Cohen as acting director of the CIA, former deputy secretary of defense David Norquist as Acting Secretary of defense, Dan Smith as Acting Secretary of state, Monty Wilkinson as Acting Secretary of justice, Wenley Coggins as Acting Secretary of Commerce, and Laura shoo as acting director of the office of the National Intelligence Agency The managing director, Maria pagan, is the U.S. trade representative for the time being, and rich mills is the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations for the time being.
According to previous reports, Biden nominated Anthony brinkin as secretary of state, African American retired general Lloyd Austin as secretary of defense, U.S. Federal Court of appeal judge Merrick garland as attorney general, African American female diplomat Thomas Greenfield as U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and Chinese American Catherine Tai as U.S. trade representative. Currently, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Avril Haines as director of national intelligence. (overseas website Wang Xiaoyu)