WASHINGTON – President Joe Biden will. Name Jeff Giants to serve as his next chief of staff, replacing Ron Klein. who is expected to leave in the coming weeks. an administration official and a person familiar with the decision told todaystrendnews News.
Giants, who before led the Biden administration’s Covid-19 response. Left the administration last April. But returned in the fall, before the midterm elections.
News of the Giants’ selection was first reported by The Washington Post.
Klein, who has served in the top job for more than two years, is expected to leave the Biden administration. After the president’s State of the Union address. Early next month, according to two sources familiar with the decision.
Giants’ election comes as Biden handles classified documents. Found at his Delaware house and the Washington office he uses. The president is expected. To announce his 2024 re-election bid after the State of the Union address on February 7.
Still, Klein is expected to be tasked. With handling all 2024-related replacing matters from outside the White House. According to sources familiar with the matter, while Giants, a management consultant. Will take over all the duties of a chief of staff at a critical juncture. for the president.
Senior adviser Anita Dunn was a serious contender for the post. According to a person familiar with the decision-making process. Dunn will now have more room to focus on the political needs of Biden’s potential re-election bid.
Giants before served as director of the National Economic Council.
And acting director and deputy director of the Office of Management. And Budget under the Obama administration for four years. He also chaired former President Barack Obama’s Management Advisory Board.
Giants has long been a figure in the president’s inner circle, even before he took office. He served as an adviser to Biden’s 2020 presidential campaign and led. The transition effort as vice president before serving as the Covid-19 response coordinator.