Biden Appoints Dana Remus to White House Counsel as He Shapes New Administration

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The Democratic candidate for the Presidency of the United States and virtual winner of the elections, Joe Biden, has appointed Dana Remus as new White House counselor on Tuesday as he tries to shape a new Administration despite the refusal of Donald Trump to admit defeat.

Remus previously worked as a campaign attorney for the Democrat and was the “number two” White House advisor on ethics during the administration of former President Barack Obama.

On the other hand, Jennifer O’Malley Dillon, Steve Ricchetti and Mike Donilon, all of them advisers to the Biden campaign, will now become part of the White House staff, as well as the Congressman for the state of Louisiana Cedric Richmond, who He will leave the seat to join Biden’s team as an advisor, sources close to the matter have revealed to Bloomberg.

Annie Thomasini, also a member of the Biden campaign, will be the new director of operations for the Oval Office, while Julie Chavez Rodriguez will be the director of the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs.

Biden has stated that he intends to appoint the top White House advisers before starting to appoint senior officials in the new government, which requires Senate approval.

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