Biden To Name Secretary Of State, Blinken Top Contender

SECRETARY OF STATE EXPECTED TO BE AMONG THE FIRST POSITIONS BIDEN FILLS; BLINKEN LEADING CONTENDER

(CNN) – Sources with knowledge of president-elect Joe Biden’s transition process say, he’s likely to announce his Secretary of State pick Tuesday.

The leading contender is Antony Blinken.

He was Deputy Secretary of State under former president Obama and a National Security Adviser when Biden was vice president.

Other contenders for the post include Senator Chris Coons and Susan Rice.

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