Office of the White House Counsel

President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris announced additional members of the Office of the White House Counsel. This qualified and talented group will help restore faith in the rule of law and the accountability of government institutions.

— Biden-Harris Presidential Transition (@Transition46) December 23, 2020

President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris continue to assemble a White House senior staff composed of diverse, experienced, and talented individuals who are day-one ready to deliver results for working families.

— Biden-Harris Presidential Transition (@Transition46) December 22, 2020

DeHaaland at Interior

BREAKING: Biden picks Rep. Deb Haaland (D-N.M.) to be first Native American interior secretary:

— Brady Dennis (@brady_dennis) December 17, 2020

The Washington Post Appointee Tracker

There are appoximately 4k positions that are appointed in the Executive Branch. This tracker, stuck on top of this blog until February 1, will be a running tracker of the appointments.

Biden administration political appointees: Who is filling key roles – Washington Post

Keeping up with more than a few can be quite taxing, […]

Council of Environmental Quality

Joe Biden has chosen Brenda Mallory, an environmental lawyer who spent more than 15 years working in the federal government, to lead the Council on Environmental Quality, according to people close to the transition team.

— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 16, 2020

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