Report: Biden to name Jeff Zients as his next chief of staff

Published date23 January 2023
Publication titleIsrael National News (Israel)
Biden's current top aide, Ron Klain, is preparing to leave the job in the coming weeks, as reported by multiple US networks on Saturday

Since serving as COVID-19 response coordinator, Zients has returned to the White House in a low-profile position to work on staffing matters for the remainder of Biden's first term.

The two people familiar with the matter were not authorized to publicly discuss Biden's plans before an official announcement and spoke on condition of anonymity.

The Washington Post first reported on Zients' expected appointment. The White House did not respond to requests for comment.

Zients, whose family is Jewish, was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Kensington, Maryland. He graduated from the St. Albans School prep school in 1984 and received a degree in political science from Duke University in 1988.

He was the director of the National Economic Council during the Obama administration and acting director of the Office of...

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