25 Nov 2020

Joe Biden announces first cabinet posts of administration

From Midday Report, 12:18 pm on 25 November 2020

The United States President-elect, Joe Biden, has formally announced his cabinet picks for a number of key national security and foreign policy roles.

Among them is Tony Blinken for Secretary of State, Alejandro Mayorkas for Homeland Security and Avril Haines will be the first female director of National Intelligence.

RNZ's Washington DC correspondent is Jagruti Dave - she spoke to Māni Dunlop.