Five Things to Know About Biden’s New Chief of Staff
Jeff Zients is expected to take over as President Joe Biden’s chief of staff, replacing Ron Klain, who is reportedly stepping down. Here are five things to know about Zients.
Biden’s coronavirus response coordinator
Zients was Biden’s top pandemic response coordinator from January 2021 to April 2022. He was referred to by the president as a “man of service and an expert manager.”
Under his watch, vaccination rates climbed beyond 75% of all adults fully vaccinated to date, but the administration also failed to procure sufficient tests and therapeutics for the omicron surge.
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