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In pictures: A look at US President-elect Joe Biden's cabinet picks

Updated : November 24, 2020 07:35 PM IST

US President-elect Joe Biden has unveiled his first set of cabinet picks, building out a team of Obama administration alumni that signals his shift away from the Trump administration’s “America First” policies and a return to U.S. engagement on the global stage.

US President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his first set of cabinet picks. True to his campaign promise, Biden’s cabinet reflects the diversity of the country and relies on the veterans with vast experience. Here is a look at the six names that have been announced. (REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo)
US President-elect Joe Biden unveiled his first set of cabinet picks. True to his campaign promise, Biden’s cabinet reflects the diversity of the country and relies on the veterans with vast experience. Here is a look at the six names that have been announced. (REUTERS/Tom Brenner/File Photo)
 Avril Haines, Dir  ector of National Intelligence:  She will become the first woman to serve as Director of National Intelligence. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Avril Haines, Director of National Intelligence: She will become the first woman to serve as Director of National Intelligence. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
 Anto  ny Blinken, Secretary of State:   Blinken, who served as an adviser for Biden on foreign policy since 2002 was the deputy secretary of state under the Obama administration playing a crucial role in the fight against ISIL.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
Antony Blinken, Secretary of State:  Blinken, who served as an adviser for Biden on foreign policy since 2002 was the deputy secretary of state under the Obama administration playing a crucial role in the fight against ISIL.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File)
 Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Ambassador to the United Nations:   A career diplomat, she served as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, US Ambassador to the United Nations:  A career diplomat, she served as the Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs from 2013 to 2017.(AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
 John Kerry, Climate Envoy:  The former Secretary of State made climate change one of his top priorities while serving under Obama, He also negotiated the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
John Kerry, Climate Envoy: The former Secretary of State made climate change one of his top priorities while serving under Obama, He also negotiated the Iran nuclear deal and the Paris climate accord. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
 Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security:  The first Latino and immigrant nominated to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security, he served as the deputy secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security in the Obama-Biden Administration.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
Alejandro Mayorkas, Secretary of Homeland Security: The first Latino and immigrant nominated to serve as Secretary of Homeland Security, he served as the deputy secretary of the US Department of Homeland Security in the Obama-Biden Administration.(AP Photo/John Locher, File)
 Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor:  He has formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to then-Vice President Joe Biden in the Obama-Biden administration. He was a lead negotiator in the initial talks that paved the way for the Iran nuclear deal. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)
Jake Sullivan, National Security Advisor: He has formerly served as Deputy Assistant to the President and National Security Advisor to then-Vice President Joe Biden in the Obama-Biden administration. He was a lead negotiator in the initial talks that paved the way for the Iran nuclear deal. (REUTERS/Joshua Roberts)
Published : November 24, 2020 07:35 PM IST
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