Joe Biden has named longtime aide Antony Blinken as his nominee for secretary of state.
Tyler Pager of Bloomberg news wrote “SCOOP: It’s official. Tony Blinken will be Joe Biden’s secretary of state, and the announcement is expected to be made on Tuesday, sources tell me,”
— Tyler Pager (@tylerpager) November 23, 2020
This was then confirmed by BO Erickson of CBS.
Confirmed: President-elect Biden to nominate long-time aide and diplomat TONY BLINKEN as Secretary of State, two sources familiar with the decision tell me. This announcement is expected on Tuesday. @cbsnews [First reported by Bloomberg]
— Bo Erickson CBS (@BoKnowsNews) November 23, 2020
In 2017, Blinken conducted a full interview on Putin and allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.