Beltway 360 – The Washington Revolving Door Revolves


President-elect Biden is moving fairly slowly to flesh out his upcoming administration. His choices for Secretary of State and National Security Advisor are uncontroversial and indicate that Biden favors familiar and collegial figures rather than a so-called “team of rivals.” As a long-time chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee himself, Biden will be his own foreign minister and will constitute a team of surrogates.
give that role great prominence. While many important jobs remain to be named, we can anticipate
that Biden’s foreign and defense structures will constitute a team of surrogates.